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    Amed Rosario leads the Cleveland Guardians (79-66) into a matchup against the Minnesota Twins (72-73) a game after he racked up four hits in a 7-6 win over the Twins. The Guardians are favorites (-110) against the Twins (-109) in this outing, which starts at 1:40 PM ET on Sunday. Cleveland’s Cody Morris starts against Minnesota’s Joe Ryan.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Guardians vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 18, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:40 PM ET
    • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    • Stadium: Progressive Field
    Guardians vs Twins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Guardians -110 8

    Guardians Stats & Trends

    Guardians Batting

    • The Guardians have hit the second-fewest home runs in MLB action this season (113).
    • The Guardians have the 10th-best batting average in the majors (.252).
    • The Guardians are 16th in the league with an on-base percentage of .314.
    • Guardians batters strike out 6.9 times per game, the fewest strikeouts in baseball.
    • The Guardians have hit 42 homers at home this season (0.6 per game).
    • The Guardians are averaging 2.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .361 in home contests.
    • The club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .249 at home this season.

    Guardians Key Batters

    • Jose Ramirez has 150 hits, which is best among Cleveland hitters this season, while batting .279 with 74 extra-base hits.
    • Ramirez is 31st in batting average, 23rd in on-base percentage, and eighth in slugging among all qualified hitters in baseball.
    • Ramirez will look for his fourth straight game with a hit in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .263 with a double, two home runs, four walks and three RBI.
    • Steven Kwan is hitting .289 with 22 doubles, five triples, four home runs and 58 walks.
    • Kwan’s batting average ranks 21st among qualified players, his on-base percentage 17th, and his slugging percentage 112th.
    • Kwan has picked up at least one hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .217 with a double and two walks.
    • Rosario has an OPS of .717, fueled by an OBP of .314 and a team-best slugging percentage of .403 this season.
    • Rosario brings a five-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .462 with a double, a home run and nine RBI.
    • Andres Gimenez leads Cleveland in OBP (.370) this season, fueled by 131 hits.

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank 12th in Major League Baseball with 167 home runs.
    • The Twins’ .247 batting average ranks 12th in the league this season.
    • The Twins have an on-base percentage of .316 this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
    • The Twins rank 13th with an average of 8.3 strikeouts per game.
    • In 70 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 81 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .395 in away games this season with 204 extra-base hits.
    • In 70 road games this season, they have a batting average of .241 while averaging 8.3 base hits per contest.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez has accumulated a team-high OBP (.375) and slugging percentage (.427).
    • Including all qualified hitters in the big leagues, Arraez’s batting average puts him fourth, his on-base percentage ranks 11th, and he is 67th in slugging.
    • Carlos Correa has racked up 129 hits to pace his team.
    • Including all qualifying players, Correa ranks 31st in batting average, 23rd in on-base percentage and 35th in slugging percentage.
    • Gio Urshela is hitting .277 with 24 doubles, three triples, 12 home runs and 34 walks.
    • Jose Miranda is batting .273 with 22 doubles, 15 home runs and 25 walks.

    Guardians vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

    Morris Ryan
    3 GS 24
    0-1 W-L 11-8
    2.79 ERA 3.83
    9.2 IP 129.1
    8 BB 41
    9 SO 133

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