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    The New York Yankees (83-54) will try to sweep the Minnesota Twins (68-67) on Thursday at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees lead 3-0, and are favored (-141) against the underdog Twins (+121) in the matchup, which begins at 7:05 PM ET. Nestor Cortes takes the mound first for New York, and Sonny Gray is Minnesota’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Yankees vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 8, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: The Bronx, New York
    • Stadium: Yankee Stadium
    Yankees vs Twins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Yankees -141 7

    Yankees Stats & Trends

    Yankees Batting

    • The New York Yankees average 1.6 home runs per game and have hit a league-leading 213 home runs in total.
    • The Yankees’ .237 batting average ranks 20th in MLB.
    • The Yankees rank fifth in baseball with an on-base percentage of .321.
    • The Yankees’ 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 16th in the league.
    • The Yankees average 1.7 homers per home game this season (115 total at home).
    • The Yankees are averaging 3.0 extra-base hits per game while slugging .434 at home.
    • The club is batting .234 with 515 hits (7.6 per game) at home this season.

    Yankees Key Batters

    • Aaron Judge leads New York with 147 hits and an OBP of .407, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .683.
    • Among all qualified hitters in baseball, Judge is 13th in batting average, second in on-base percentage, and first in slugging.
    • DJ LeMahieu is batting .262 with 18 doubles, 12 home runs and 65 walks.
    • LeMahieu ranks 61st in batting average, 24th in on-base percentage and 114th in slugging among qualified batters.
    • Gleyber Torres is batting .239 with a .420 slugging percentage and 53 RBI this year.
    • Isiah Kiner-Falefa has three home runs, 44 RBI and a batting average of .267 this season.
    • Kiner-Falefa has hit safely in five straight games. In his last five games he is batting .389 with a double, two home runs, two walks and six RBI.

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins’ 157 home runs rank 12th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Twins’ .248 batting average ranks 12th in the league this season.
    • The Twins have an OBP of .318 this season, which ranks 10th in MLB.
    • The Twins rank 11th in strikeouts per game (8.3) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 1.2 home runs per game in their 66 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .402 in away games this season with 196 extra-base hits.
    • In 66 road games this season, they have a batting average of .244 while averaging 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez has put up an on-base percentage of .377 and a slugging percentage of .423. Both lead the Twins.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Arraez is fifth in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 10th and he is 66th in slugging.
    • Arraez hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .217 with a double and a walk.
    • Carlos Correa’s 114 hits pace his team.
    • Correa ranks 42nd in batting average, 28th in on-base percentage and 58th in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Max Kepler is batting .231 with 18 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 49 walks.
    • Gio Urshela is batting .262 with 23 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 30 walks.

    Yankees vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

    Cortes Gray
    0 GS 21
    0-0 W-L 7-4
    ERA 3.10
    0 IP 104.2
    0 BB 33
    0 SO 101

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