Perez expected to start for Minnesota against New York
Minneapolis; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota and New York will meet at Target Field on Monday.
The Twins are 30-19 in home games. The Minnesota pitching staff has a team ERA of 3.95, Jose Berrios leads the staff with a mark of 2.96.
The Yankees have gone 26-17 away from home. New York has slugged .465, good for third in the majors. Gary Sanchez leads the team with a .526 slugging percentage, including 34 extra-base hits and 24 home runs.
Edwin Encarnacion leads the Yankees with 29 home runs home runs and is slugging .509. Didi Gregorius is 6-for-32 with a double, a home run and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 4-6, .254 batting average, 3.66 ERA, outscored by eight runs
Yankees: 7-3, .272 batting average, 2.60 ERA, outscored opponents by 25 runs
Yankees Injuries: Luis Severino: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: 60-day IL (elbow), Jonathan Loaisiga: 60-day IL (shoulder), Ben Heller: 60-day IL (elbow), Dellin Betances: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jake Barrett: 60-day IL (elbow), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-day IL (knee), Cameron Maybin: 10-day IL (calf), Jacoby Ellsbury: 60-day IL (hip), Troy Tulowitzki: 60-day IL (calf), Greg Bird: 60-day IL (foot), Miguel Andujar: 60-day IL (labrum).