Tigers take 3-game losing streak into matchup with the Twins

April 27, 2022 GMT

Detroit Tigers (6-10, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (9-8, first in the AL Central)

Minneapolis; Wednesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Michael Pineda (1-0, .00 ERA, .60 WHIP, two strikeouts); Twins: Joe Ryan (2-1, 1.69 ERA, .88 WHIP, 16 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Twins -180, Tigers +155; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Tigers are looking to end a three-game skid with a win against the Minnesota Twins.

Minnesota has a 6-4 record at home and a 9-8 record overall. Twins hitters have a collective .350 slugging percentage to rank eighth in the AL.

Detroit has a 4-8 record in home games and a 6-10 record overall. The Tigers have a 2-8 record in games when they have given up at least one home run.

The teams meet Wednesday for the second time this season.


TOP PERFORMERS: Luis Arraez ranks fourth on the Twins with a .354 batting average, and has two doubles, a home run, seven walks and seven RBI. Gio Urshela is 11-for-32 with two RBI over the last 10 games.

Austin Meadows has two doubles and two triples for the Tigers. Robbie Grossman is 12-for-26 with a double and four RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 6-4, .230 batting average, 3.00 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs

Tigers: 4-6, .243 batting average, 2.35 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs

INJURIES: Twins: Gary Sanchez: day-to-day (abdominal), Jhon Romero: 10-Day IL (biceps), Jorge Alcala: 60-Day IL (elbow), Randy Dobnak: 60-Day IL (finger), Sonny Gray: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Alex Kirilloff: 10-Day IL (wrist), Kenta Maeda: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Tigers: Victor Reyes: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Matt Manning: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Casey Mize: 10-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Funkhouser: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jose Cisnero: 60-Day IL (shoulder)


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