Kwan leads Guardians against the Twins after 4-hit performance

June 22, 2022 GMT

Cleveland Guardians (35-28, first in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (38-31, second in the AL Central)

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

PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Triston McKenzie (4-5, 2.96 ERA, .93 WHIP, 61 strikeouts); Twins: Sonny Gray (3-1, 2.09 ERA, .93 WHIP, 42 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Twins -150, Guardians +128; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians play the Minnesota Twins after Steven Kwan had four hits against the Twins on Tuesday.

Minnesota is 38-31 overall and 20-15 in home games. The Twins have a 29-2 record in games when they out-hit their opponents.

Cleveland has a 19-18 record in road games and a 35-28 record overall. The Guardians have gone 8-3 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

The matchup Wednesday is the fifth time these teams square off this season. The season series is tied 2-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luis Arraez has eight doubles and four home runs for the Twins. Byron Buxton is 7-for-33 with a double, four home runs and five RBI over the past 10 games.

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Jose Ramirez has 21 doubles, four triples, 16 home runs and 62 RBI for the Guardians. Amed Rosario is 14-for-43 with five doubles, a triple, a home run and four RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 5-5, .251 batting average, 3.94 ERA, outscored by one run

Guardians: 8-2, .251 batting average, 3.19 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs

INJURIES: Twins: 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), 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)

Guardians: Carlos Vargas: 60-Day IL (elbow), James Karinchak: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Cody Morris: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

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