Odorizzi expected to start for the Twins against the Angels
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Twins favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota and Los Angeles will face off at Target Field on Wednesday.
The Twins are 14-8 on their home turf. Minnesota ranks third in the MLB in hitting with a .261 batting average, Jorge Polanco leads the team with an average of .327.
The Angels are 9-13 in road games. Los Angeles is slugging .427 as a unit. Tommy La Stella leads the team with a slugging percentage of .588. The Twins won the last meeting 4-3. Kyle Gibson earned his fourth victory and Mitch Garver went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Minnesota. Cam Bedrosian took his second loss for Los Angeles.
TOP PERFORMERS: Polanco leads the Twins with 24 extra base hits and is batting .327. Byron Buxton is 10-for-29 with five doubles and three RBIs over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 6-4, .275 batting average, 2.56 ERA, outscored opponents by 23 runs
Angels: 6-4, .287 batting average, 5.11 ERA, outscored opponents by three 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), Mitch Garver: day-to-day (ankle).
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).