Tigers look to end 4-game skid against Twins

September 6, 2020 GMT

Detroit Tigers (17-20, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (25-16, third in the AL Central)

Minneapolis; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Detroit: Casey Mize (0-1, 6.75 ERA) Minnesota: Rich Hill (1-1, 3.94 ERA)

LINE: Twins 0; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit enters the game as losers of their last four games.

The Twins are 16-13 against the rest of their division. Minnesota has slugged .403 this season. Nelson Cruz leads the team with a mark of .643.

The Tigers are 8-15 against AL Central Division teams. Detroit has a collective on-base percentage of .310, led by Jeimer Candelario with a mark of .351.


TOP PERFORMERS: Cruz leads the Twins with 13 home runs and is slugging .643.

Candelario leads the Tigers with 13 extra base hits and is batting .293.

INJURIES: Twins: Cody Stashak: (low back), Jake Odorizzi: (chest), Zack Littell: (elbow), Homer Bailey: (biceps), Max Kepler: (adductor), Luis Arraez: (ankle), Mitch Garver: (right intercostal), Alex Avila: (low back).

Tigers: Jordan Zimmermann: (forearm), Ivan Nova: (right triceps), Dario Agrazal: (forearm), Troy Stokes Jr.: (undisclosed), JaCoby Jones: (left hand), Niko Goodrum: (right oblique), C.J. Cron: (knee).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.