Los Angeles Angels to visit the Minnesota Twins
Minneapolis; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Twins favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Angels visit Target Field to take on the Minnesota Twins.
The Twins are 13-8 on their home turf. Minnesota has slugged .495, the best mark in the American League. Jorge Polanco leads the team with a .620 slugging percentage, including 24 extra-base hits and eight home runs.
The Angels are 9-12 on the road. Los Angeles hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .322 this season, led by Mike Trout with a mark of .428. The Angels won the last meeting 5-4. Tyler Skaggs earned his fourth victory and Shohei Ohtani went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Los Angeles. Jose Berrios registered his second loss for Minnesota.
TOP PERFORMERS: Eddie Rosario leads the Twins with 32 RBIs and is batting .245. Polanco is 13-for-40 with three doubles, three home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 6-4, .282 batting average, 2.56 ERA, outscored opponents by 26 runs
Angels: 7-3, .280 batting average, 4.96 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs
Twins Injuries: Addison Reed: 10-day IL (thumb), Martin Perez: day-to-day (left foot contusion), Adalberto Mejia: 10-day IL (calf), Miguel Sano: 10-day IL (heel), Nelson Cruz: day-to-day (left wrist).
Angels Injuries: JC Ramirez: 60-day IL (elbow), Keynan Middleton: 60-day IL (elbow), Andrew Heaney: 10-day IL (elbow), Luis Garcia: 10-day IL (lumbar spine muscle spasm), Justin Upton: 60-day IL (toe), Michael Hermosillo: 10-day IL (groin).