Tigers take on the Twins in division play
Detroit; Tuesday, 6 p.m. EDT
LINE: Twins -240; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: AL Central rivals Detroit and Minnesota will square off on Tuesday.
The Tigers are 21-48 against opponents from the AL Central. Detroit has a collective on-base percentage of .294, last in the American League. Miguel Cabrera leads the lineup with a mark of .345.
The Twins are 45-25 against the rest of their division. Minnesota ranks second in the MLB in hitting with a .270 batting average, Nelson Cruz leads the club with an average of .303.
TOP PERFORMERS: Niko Goodrum leads the Tigers with 44 extra base hits and is batting .248. Victor Reyes is 13-for-39 with a double, two triples, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Detroit.
LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 3-7, .260 batting average, 5.11 ERA, outscored by 24 runs
Twins: 7-3, .266 batting average, 4.50 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs