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    Aaron Judge brings a two-game home run streak into the New York Yankees’ (80-54) matchup with the Minnesota Twins (68-64). The Yankees are favored (-178) for this outing against the Twins (+150), which starts at 1:05 PM ET on Monday at Yankee Stadium. Jameson Taillon starts for New York, and Chris Archer is Minnesota’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Yankees vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Monday, September 5, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:05 PM ET
    • Location: The Bronx, New York
    • Stadium: Yankee Stadium
    Yankees vs Twins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Yankees -178 8

    Yankees Stats & Trends

    Yankees Batting

    • The New York Yankees average 1.5 home runs per game and have hit a league-leading 207 home runs in total.
    • The Yankees’ .237 batting average ranks 20th in the majors.
    • The Yankees rank fifth in the league with an on-base percentage of .321.
    • The Yankees strike out 8.5 times per game to rank 16th in baseball.
    • The Yankees average 1.7 homers per home game this season (109 total at home).
    • The Yankees are averaging three extra-base hits per game while slugging .433 in home contests.
    • The team averages 7.6 hits per game and is batting .234 at home this season.

    Yankees Key Batters

    • Judge has 144 hits and an OBP of .401 to go with a slugging percentage of .674. All three of those stats are tops among New York hitters this season.
    • Among all qualified batters in MLB, Judge ranks 13th in batting average, third in on-base percentage, and first in slugging.
    • Judge will look for his third straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .444 with a double, three home runs, three walks and five RBI.
    • Anthony Rizzo has 19 doubles, a triple, 30 home runs and 55 walks while hitting .225.
    • Among qualifiers, Rizzo is 128th in batting average, 52nd in on-base percentage and 16th in slugging percentage.
    • Rizzo has picked up at least one hit in three straight games. In his last five games he is batting .231 with two home runs, two walks and two RBI.
    • DJ LeMahieu has 118 hits this season and has a slash line of .262/.358/.381.
    • Gleyber Torres has 18 home runs, 51 RBI and a batting average of .240 this season.

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins have hit 154 homers this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
    • The Twins rank 12th in MLB with a .248 team batting average.
    • The Twins have an on-base percentage of .319 this season, which ranks eighth in the league.
    • The Twins are one of the most disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking 10th with an average of 8.2 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.2 home runs per game in their 63 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .406 in 63 road games this season.
    • In 63 road games this season, they have a batting average of .246 while averaging 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez has a .380 on-base percentage and a .427 slugging percentage, both team-high averages for the Twins.
    • Including all qualified players, Arraez is fourth in batting average, while his on-base percentage is ninth and he is 69th in slugging.
    • Arraez brings a seven-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last 10 outings he is batting .244 with two doubles, a home run, three walks and five RBI.
    • Carlos Correa has collected 110 hits to lead his team.
    • Correa’s batting average is 43rd among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 29th, and he is 60th in slugging.
    • Max Kepler is hitting .232 with 18 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 49 walks.
    • Gio Urshela is batting .265 with 22 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 29 walks.

    Yankees vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

    Taillon Archer
    26 GS 23
    12-4 W-L 2-7
    3.97 ERA 4.52
    140.2 IP 95.2
    24 BB 45
    117 SO 81
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