Minnesota Twins

Minnesota Twins

  • Batting Avg
    .236 AVG
  • Runs
    68 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    2.97 ERA
  • WHIP
    1.08 WHIP
  • The Canadian Press

    Smeltzer expected to start for Minnesota at Kansas City

    Minnesota Twins (10-3, first in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (4-10, fifth in the AL Central)Kansas City, Kansas; Friday, 8:05 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Devin Smeltzer (1-0, 11.57 ERA, 2.14 WHIP, 7 strikeouts) Royals: Jakob Junis (0-0, 4.15 ERA, 1.85 WHIP, 2 strikeouts)LINE: Twins favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Twins visit the Kansas City Royals on Friday.The Royals went 31-45 in division play in 2019. Kansas City hit .247 as a team last season while averaging 8.4 hits per game.The Twins went 50-26 in division games in 2019. Minnesota hit .270 as a team and averaged four extra base hits per game last season.The teams meet for the first time this year.INJURIES: Royals: Glenn Sparkman: (right forearm), Randy Rosario: (undisclosed), Mike Montgomery: (lat strain), Foster Griffin: (forearm), Chance Adams: (undisclosed), Bubba Starling: (right forearm), Franchy Cordero: (undisclosed), Kelvin Gutierrez: (elbow).Twins: Jake Odorizzi: (back), Zack Littell: (hamstring), Rich Hill: (shoulder), Homer Bailey: (biceps), Josh Donaldson: (calf).___The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.The Associated Press

  • MLB.com

    CG: MIN@PIT - 8/6/20

    Condensed Game: Kevin Newman's two-run walk-off single in the bottom of the 9th inning capped a Pirates' 6-5 comeback win against the Twins

  • MLB.com

    Recap: PIT 6, MIN 5

    Kevin Newman's walk-off single leads Pirates | 8/6/20