Odorizzi expected to start for the Twins against the Rays
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
The Twins are 25-13 on their home turf. Minnesota's team on-base percentage of .338 is second in the American League. Jorge Polanco leads the lineup with an OBP of .380.
The Rays are 25-16 in road games. Tampa Bay has slugged .430 this season. Austin Meadows leads the team with a .545 slugging percentage, including 29 extra-base hits and 12 home runs. The Twins won the last meeting 9-4. Kyle Gibson earned his eighth victory and Mitch Garver went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs for Minnesota. Blake Snell registered his seventh loss for Tampa Bay.
TOP PERFORMERS: Polanco leads the Twins with 38 extra base hits and is batting .326. Max Kepler is 13-for-42 with three doubles, three home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 5-5, .266 batting average, 4.08 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Rays: 3-7, .221 batting average, 5.53 ERA, outscored by 18 runs
Twins Injuries: Adalberto Mejia: 60-day IL (calf), Jose Berrios: day-to-day (blister), Max Kepler: day-to-day (elbow), Byron Buxton: 10-day IL (wrist), Marwin Gonzalez: 10-day IL (hamstring), Ehire Adrianza: 10-day IL (abdominal).
Rays Injuries: Tyler Glasnow: 60-day IL (forearm), Jose De Leon: 60-day IL (elbow), Diego Castillo: 10-day IL (shoulder), Anthony Banda: 60-day IL (elbow), Daniel Robertson: 10-day IL (knee), Matt Duffy: 60-day IL (back), Yandy Diaz: 10-day IL (hamstring), Christian Arroyo: 10-day IL (forearm), Anthony Bemboom: 60-day IL (knee).