Pineda, Twins to face Turnbull, Tigers
Detroit; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Twins -209; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
The Tigers are 19-39 against teams from the AL Central. Detroit has a team on-base percentage of .292, last in the league. Miguel Cabrera leads the team with a mark of .340.
The Twins are 35-20 against opponents from the AL Central. Minnesota has a team on-base percentage of .337, good for fourth in the American League. Nelson Cruz leads the lineup with a mark of .382. The Tigers won the last meeting 10-7. Matthew Boyd earned his seventh victory and Ronny Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs for Detroit. Martin Perez took his sixth loss for Minnesota.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Dixon leads the Tigers with 14 home runs and is slugging .442. Dawel Lugo is 12-for-37 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs and four RBIs over the last 10 games for Detroit.
LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 3-7, .252 batting average, 5.79 ERA, outscored by 23 runs
Twins: 7-3, .286 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored opponents by 27 runs