Minnesota opens 3-game series at home against Washington
Minneapolis; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Twins -151; over/under is 10 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota and Washington are set to begin a three-game series.
The Twins are 40-31 on their home turf. Minnesota’s team on-base percentage of .337 is fourth in the American League. Nelson Cruz leads the lineup with an OBP of .378.
The Nationals are 38-34 on the road. Washington’s team on-base percentage of .337 is fourth in the league. Anthony Rendon leads the team with an OBP of .410.
Juan Soto leads the Nationals with 33 home runs and has 101 RBIs. Rendon is 16-for-37 with five doubles, three home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Washington.
LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 6-4, .252 batting average, 4.60 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs
Nationals: 5-5, .268 batting average, 4.76 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Nationals Injuries: Austen Williams: (shoulder), Jonny Venters: (shoulder), Koda Glover: (forearm), Roenis Elias: (hamstring), Adrian Sanchez: (illness), Kurt Suzuki: (elbow), Spencer Kieboom: (elbow).