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Pineda expected to start as Minnesota hosts Cleveland

March 31, 2019

Cleveland Indians (91-71, first in the AL Central in 2018) vs. Minnesota Twins (78-84, second in the AL Central in 2018)

Minneapolis; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Carlos Carrasco (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Twins: Michael Pineda (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

LINE: Twins favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Indians visit the Minnesota Twins on Sunday at Target Field.

The Twins finished 42-34 against AL Central Division opponents in 2018. Minnesota hit .250 as a team last year and averaged 3.1 extra base hits per game.

The Indians went 49-27 in division games in 2018. Cleveland pitchers had an ERA of 3.77 last year with a staff WHIP of 1.20.

Twins Injuries: None listed.

Indians Injuries: None listed.

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