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Twins and Rockies square off in series rubber match

June 26, 2022 GMT

Colorado Rockies (31-41, fifth in the NL West) vs. Minnesota Twins (40-33, first in the AL Central)

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

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Ryan Feltner (1-2, 5.46 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 31 strikeouts); Twins: Joe Ryan (5-3, 3.00 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 52 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Twins -218, Rockies +181; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Twins and Colorado Rockies meet on Sunday with the winner claiming the three-game series.

Minnesota has a 22-17 record at home and a 40-33 record overall. The Twins have the fifth-ranked team batting average in the AL at .250.

Colorado is 31-41 overall and 12-22 in road games. The Rockies have gone 16-29 in games when they have allowed at least one home run.

Sunday’s game is the third time these teams match up this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Byron Buxton leads the Twins with 19 home runs while slugging .568. Carlos Correa is 13-for-44 with two doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.

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Charlie Blackmon has 12 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 39 RBI while hitting .259 for the Rockies. Connor Joe is 13-for-31 with a double over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 4-6, .236 batting average, 3.54 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs

Rockies: 4-6, .270 batting average, 4.50 ERA, outscored by two runs

INJURIES: Twins: Trevor Larnach: 10-Day IL (core), Trevor Megill: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jorge Polanco: 10-Day IL (back), Cody Stashak: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Royce Lewis: 60-Day IL (knee), Bailey Ober: 15-Day IL (groin), Danny Coulombe: 15-Day IL (hip), Miguel Sano: 60-Day IL (knee), Chris Paddack: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jhon Romero: 60-Day IL (biceps), Jorge Alcala: 60-Day IL (elbow), Randy Dobnak: 60-Day IL (finger), Kenta Maeda: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Rockies: Tyler Kinley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ty Blach: 15-Day IL (wrist), Helcris Olivarez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Kris Bryant: 10-Day IL (back), Ryan Rolison: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60-Day IL (arm)

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