Pineda expected to start for the Twins against Phillies
Minnesota Twins (4-2, first in the AL Central) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (5-1, first in the AL East)
Philadelphia; Saturday, 2 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Michael Pineda (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Phillies: Jake Arrieta (1-0, 1.50 ERA)
LINE: Phillies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota takes the field against Philadelphia a game after Jorge Polanco hit for the cycle.
The Phillies went 49-32 in home games in 2018. Philadelphia pitchers had an ERA of 4.15 last year while striking out 9.0 hitters per game.
The Twins went 29-52 away from home in 2018. Minnesota averaged 8.5 hits with 3.1 extra base hits per game and 22 total triples last year.