Minor scheduled to start for Texas against Minnesota
Arlington, Texas; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Texas and Minnesota will play on Friday.
The Rangers are 35-23 on their home turf. Texas’s lineup has 173 home runs this season, Joey Gallo leads the club with 22 homers.
The Twins are 37-22 on the road. The Twins won the last meeting 13-6. Michael Pineda secured his eighth victory and Luis Arraez went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and three RBIs for Minnesota. Pedro Payano took his second loss for Texas.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 3-7, .199 batting average, 5.32 ERA, outscored by 27 runs
Twins: 4-6, .267 batting average, 5.80 ERA, outscored by six runs
Rangers Injuries: Edinson Volquez: (elbow), Jeffrey Springs: (biceps), Yohander Mendez: (elbow), Nate Jones: (forearm), Taylor Hearn: (elbow), Luke Farrell: (jaw), Jesse Chavez: (elbow), Jesse Biddle: (shoulder), Joey Gallo: (wrist).