Yarbrough scheduled to start as Tampa Bay hosts Minnesota
St. Petersburg, Florida; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay and Minnesota will meet at Tropicana Field on Sunday.
The Rays are 17-13 in home games. Tampa Bay ranks sixth in the majors in hitting with a .259 batting average, Austin Meadows leads the team with an average of .355.
The Twins are 20-9 on the road. The Twins won the last meeting 6-2. Kyle Gibson earned his sixth victory and Marwin Gonzalez went 2-for-5 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for Minnesota. Yonny Chirinos took his second loss for Tampa Bay.
TOP PERFORMERS: Meadows leads the Rays with 12 home runs and is slugging .664. Tommy Pham is 14-for-31 with four doubles, two home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 7-3, .290 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by 23 runs
Twins: 8-2, .295 batting average, 3.84 ERA, outscored opponents by 31 runs
Rays Injuries: Tyler Glasnow: 60-day IL (forearm), Jose De Leon: 60-day IL (elbow), Anthony Banda: 60-day IL (elbow), Tommy Pham: day-to-day (leg), Avisail Garcia: day-to-day (hamstring), Joey Wendle: 10-day IL (wrist), Matt Duffy: 60-day IL (back), Yandy Diaz: 10-day IL (hand), Michael Perez: 10-day IL (oblique), Anthony Bemboom: 10-day IL (knee).