Tigers visit the Twins in division matchup
Minneapolis; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: AL Central rivals Minnesota and Detroit will square off on Friday.
The Twins are 29-18 against opponents from the AL Central. Minnesota has slugged .499, the highest in the American League. Nelson Cruz leads the club with a .662 slugging percentage, including 55 extra-base hits and 33 home runs.
The Tigers are 17-33 against teams from the AL Central. Detroit has a collective on-base percentage of .291, last in the American League. Miguel Cabrera leads the team with a mark of .335.
LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 6-4, .285 batting average, 4.30 ERA, outscored opponents by 17 runs
Tigers: 3-7, .236 batting average, 4.10 ERA, outscored by 15 runs