Twins begin 3-game series with the Tigers

Updated Aug. 1, 2022 3:01 a.m. ET

Detroit Tigers (41-62, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (53-48, first in the AL Central)

Minneapolis; Monday, 7:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Tarik Skubal (0-0); Twins: TBD

BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Twins start a three-game series at home against the Detroit Tigers on Monday.


Minnesota has a 53-48 record overall and a 27-22 record in home games. The Twins are 41-6 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

Detroit has a 41-62 record overall and a 17-35 record on the road. The Tigers have a 31-15 record in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

Monday's game is the 14th meeting between these teams this season. The Twins are up 8-5 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luis Arraez has 16 doubles, a triple and six home runs while hitting .333 for the Twins. Carlos Correa is 8-for-41 with a double and three home runs over the last 10 games.

Miguel Cabrera has a .277 batting average to rank fifth on the Tigers, and has nine doubles and four home runs. Jeimer Candelario is 11-for-35 with three home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 4-6, .219 batting average, 6.17 ERA, outscored by 14 runs

Tigers: 3-7, .215 batting average, 3.52 ERA, outscored by 15 runs

INJURIES: Twins: Alex Kirilloff: day-to-day (wrist), Bailey Ober: 60-Day IL (groin), Miguel Sano: 10-Day IL (knee), Max Kepler: 10-Day IL (foot), Danny Coulombe: 60-Day IL (hip), Caleb Thielbar: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Ryan Jeffers: 10-Day IL (thumb), Trevor Larnach: 10-Day IL (core), Cody Stashak: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Royce Lewis: 60-Day IL (knee), Chris Paddack: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jhon Romero: 60-Day IL (biceps), Jorge Alcala: 60-Day IL (elbow), Randy Dobnak: 60-Day IL (finger), Kenta Maeda: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Tigers: Rony Garcia: 15-Day IL (biceps), Michael Pineda: 15-Day IL (tricep), Beau Brieske: 15-Day IL (forearm), Wily Peralta: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Matt Manning: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Austin Meadows: 10-Day IL (achilles ), Casey Mize: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Funkhouser: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-Day IL (elbow)


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