Minnesota Twins

Minnesota Twins vs. Texas Rangers

The Minnesota Twins and the Texas Rangers face of on Monday at Target Field for game one of their series. The Rangers are -115 favorites over the Twins with an over/under run total set at 9. The Minnesota Twins are a game under .500 for the season but they are still in the thick of things in the AL Central. The Twins are 12-11 at home, 5-5 in their last 10 games, and they have lost three games in a row. As a team the Twins are hitting .245 with Kurt Suzuki hitting .293, Joe Mauer hitting .285, and Brian Dozier hitting .251. The Twins pitching staff has an ERA of 4.51 with their starters at 5.04 and the bullpen at 3.61. For game one against the Rangers the Twins start Kevin Correia who is coming off of a win in his last start. For the season Correia has allowed Read More

San Francisco Giants vs. Minnesota Twins

The San Francisco Giants and the Minnesota Twins face off on Friday inn San Francisco for game one of the weekend’s only interleague series. The Giants are -165 favorites over the Twins with an over/under run total set at 7. The San Francisco Giants lead the NL West and have been getting it done every way doing whatever it takes. The Giants are 14-8 at home this season, 6-4 in their last 10 games, and they have a three game lead over the Rockies in the division standings. As a team the Giants are hitting .245 with Angel Pagan hitting .313, Hunter Pence hitting .286, and Buster Posey hitting .278. The Giants pitching staff has an ERA of 3.16 with the starters at 3.63 and the bullpen at 2.28. For game one against the Twins the Giants start Tim Lincecum who took the loss in his last start. For the Read More

Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

The Chicago White Sox and the Minnesota Twins face off on Thursday on Chicago’s South Side for game three of their series. The White Sox are -140 favorites over the Twins with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The Chicago White Sox have wont heir first two games this season and after finishing with one of the worst records in baseball they are looking for the sweep. The White Sox appeared to be in trouble on Wednesday but they scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning before scoring the game winner in the 10th. Adam Dunn hit a home run, Alexei Ramirez had two hits and drove in two runs, and Leury Garcia had to hits as the White Sox scored seven runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher Felipe Paulino allowed seven hits and two ruins while striking out six over 5.1 innings to not factor Read More

Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

The Chicago White Sox and the Minnesota Twins face off on Monday for a MLB Opening Day matchup in the AL Central. The White Sox are -165 favorites over the Twins with an over/under run total set at 7. The Chicago White Sox are coming off one of their worst seasons in years as they failed to get wins on the road and they were out of the race early. The White Sox had the third worst record in baseball last season finishing 30 games out in the AL Central. The White Sox big money going out an getting Cuban free agent Jose Abreu who brings with him a world of talent. Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko will both be DH’s with mainstays Alexei Ramirez and Gordan Beckham in the infield. Avisail Garcia and Alejandro De Aza man the outfield with Dayan Viciedo playing plenty as well. Chris Sale, the Read More

Texas Rangers vs. Minnesota Twins

The Texas Rangers and the Minnesota Twins close out their series on Sunday in Arlington. The Rangers are -205 favorites over the Twins with an over/under run total set at 10. The Texas Rangers continue to lead the AL West and they helped themselves on Saturday with a win over the Twins. A.J. Pierzynski had two hits and Ian Kinsler, Alex Rios, and Elvis Andrus all had hits, as the Rangers scored two runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Matt Garza allowed three hits and a run, while striking out nine over 7.0 innings but it was Joe Nathan who got the win to go to 5-2 on the season. For Sunday’s game, the Rangers start Travis Blackley, who is coming off of a win in his last start. For the season, Blackley has allowed eight hits and five runs, while striking out six over 10 innings for a 1-0 Read More

Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox

The Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox ace off on Friday for game two of their series at Target Field. The Twins are -125 favorites over the White Sox with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Minnesota Twins appeared to be headed towards a loss on Thursday but they rallied for the win. Trevor Plouffe had two hits including a home run, Clete Thomas ad two hits, and Joe Mauer, Justin Morneau, and Josh Willingham each had hits as the Twins scored four runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey allowed seven hits and three runs while striking out four over 6.1 innings for a no decision as Jared Burton got the win to go to 2-6 on the season. For Friday’s game the Twins start Kevin Correia who beat the White Sox in his last start. For the season Correia has allowed 161 hits and Read More

Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

The Detroit Tigers and the Minnesota Twins meet on Friday for game two of their series in Detroit. The Tigers are -240 favorites over the Twins with an over/under run total set at 9. The Detroit Tigers trailed most of the game on Thursday but they battled back from behind to get the win. Miguel Cabrera had two hits including his 14th home run, Omar Infante had three hits, and Prince Fielder, Victor Martinez, and Jhonny Peralta each had two hits as the Tigers scored seven runs on 15 hits in all. Starting pitcher Rick Porcello allowed 10 hits and five earned runs while striking out two over five innings to not factor in the decision as Joaquin Benoit go the win to go 1-0 on the year and Jose Valverde earned his fifth save of the season. For Friday’s game the Tigers start Anibal Sanchez who has lost three Read More

Atlanta Braves vs. Minnesota Twins

The Atlanta Braves and the Minnesota Twins face off on Monday for game one of their interleague series at Turner Field. The Braves are -149 favorites over the Twins with an over/under run total set at 8.5 runs. The Atlanta Braves are playing solid baseball this season and they have won their last three games in a row heading into this series. The Braves are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 12-5 at home this season, and they have a 2.5 game lead in the National League East. As a team the Braves are hitting .242 with Chris Johnson hitting .342, Jordan Schafer hitting .308, and Freddie Freeman hitting .289. The Braves opponents are hitting .242 and the Atlanta pitching staff has an ERA of 3.47. For game one against the Twins the Braves start Julio Teheran who is coming off of a loss in his last start. For the Read More

Minnesota Twins vs. Texas Rangers

The Minnesota Twins and the Texas Rangers face off ion Friday in game two of their series at Target Field. The Rangers are -115 favorites over the Twins with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Minnesota Twins lost for the second time in a row on Thursday but they still are very much in the thick of things in the AL Central. Trevor Plouffe had two hits and Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer each had hits as the Twins scored just one run, a home run by Josh Willingham, on eight hits. On the mound Vane Worley allowed six hits and two runs while striking out five over five innings to take the loss and go to 0-3 on the year. For Friday’s game Minnesota starts Scott Diamond who got his first win of the season in his last start. For the year Diamond has allowed 12 hits Read More

Minnesota Twins vs. Detroit Tigers

The Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers meet on Friday at Target Field for an AL Central match up.  The Tigers are -145 favorites over the Twins with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Minnesota Twins have had another disastrous season but they have a chance to finish out of the basement and to play spoiler. The Twins are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 30-48 at home, and they are 19 games back in the AL Central. As a team the Twins are hitting .262 with Joe Mauer hitting .323, Ben Revere hitting .288, and Denard Span hitting .286. As a team the Twins pitching staff has an ERA of 4.81 with the starters at 5.50 and the bullpen at 3.74. For game one against the Tigers Minnesota starts Scott Diamond who won last time out to end a personal two game losing streak. For the season Read More