Twins face the Mariners with 1-0 series lead
Minnesota Twins (36-27, first in the AL Central) vs. Seattle Mariners (27-34, fourth in the AL West)
Seattle; Tuesday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Joe Ryan (0-0); Mariners: Logan Gilbert (6-2, 2.54 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 70 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -115, Twins -102; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Twins take a 1-0 advantage into the next game of the series against the Seattle Mariners.
Seattle is 13-13 in home games and 27-34 overall. The Mariners are 16-29 in games when they have allowed at least one home run.
Minnesota has a 16-13 record on the road and a 36-27 record overall. The Twins rank fifth in the AL with 74 total home runs, averaging 1.2 per game.
The teams meet Tuesday for the sixth time this season. The Twins lead the season series 3-2.
TOP PERFORMERS: Adam Frazier has 12 doubles, a triple and two home runs for the Mariners. Cal Raleigh is 8-for-29 with two doubles and three home runs over the last 10 games.
Jorge Polanco has 10 doubles and seven home runs for the Twins. Byron Buxton is 12-for-34 with two doubles and seven home runs over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 5-5, .218 batting average, 3.34 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Twins: 6-4, .296 batting average, 5.66 ERA, outscored by two runs
INJURIES: Mariners: Kyle Lewis: 7-Day IL (concussion), Ken Giles: 60-Day IL (finger), Tom Murphy: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Mitch Haniger: 10-Day IL (ankle), Evan White: 60-Day IL (sports hernia), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Twins: Cody Stashak: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Nick Gordon: day-to-day (hamstring), Royce Lewis: 60-Day IL (knee), Kyle Garlick: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Bailey Ober: 15-Day IL (groin), Sonny Gray: 15-Day IL (pectoral), Danny Coulombe: 15-Day IL (hip), Joe Ryan: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Josh Winder: 15-Day IL (shoulder), 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)