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    Joey Meneses leads the Washington Nationals (7-13) into a matchup against the Minnesota Twins (11-10) after he totaled four hits in a 10-4 win over the Twins. The Twins are favored (-262) against the Nationals (+215) in this outing, which begins at 2:10 PM ET on Sunday. Bailey Ober starts for Minnesota while Washington will counter with Patrick Corbin.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Sunday, April 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Twins vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -262 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Nationals?

    • TV Channel: BSN

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank 14th in MLB play with 23 total home runs.
    • Minnesota is 24th in MLB with a .227 batting average.
    • The Twins’ .296 on-base percentage is the third-worst in baseball.
    • Minnesota’s 9.7 strikeouts per game are the fourth-most in baseball.
    • The Twins have hit six homers at home this season (0.8 per game).
    • Minnesota is averaging 2.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .354 at home.
    • The club averages 7.9 hits per game and is batting .235 at home this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Joey Gallo has a double, five home runs and five walks while hitting .226.
    • Trevor Larnach leads Minnesota in OBP (.329) this season, fueled by 17 hits.
    • Among qualified hitters, Larnach’s batting average places him 121st, his on-base percentage 100th, and his slugging percentage 117th.
    • Byron Buxton has 17 hits and is batting .243 this season.
    • Buxton takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .222 with two doubles, a home run, three walks and two RBI.
    • Carlos Correa has two home runs, eight RBI and a batting average of .227 this season.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals’ 10 home runs rank 29th in MLB this season.
    • Washington ranks 10th in MLB with a .255 team batting average.
    • The Nationals have the 17th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.319).
    • Washington has the fewest strikeouts in MLB, fanning only 7.0 times per game on average.
    • They have averaged 0.6 home runs per game in their nine road contests this season.
    • Washington is slugging .381 in nine road games this season.
    • They are averaging 9.6 base hits per game and batting .273 on the road this season.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Jeimer Candelario has put up a slugging percentage of .427 and has 22 hits, both team-high numbers for the Nationals.
    • Including all the qualifying players in MLB, Candelario’s batting average places him 72nd, his on-base percentage is 130th, and he is 83rd in slugging.
    • Victor Robles’ .388 OBP paces his team.
    • Robles ranks 33rd in batting average, 30th in on-base percentage and 104th in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Alex Call is hitting .196 with a double, a home run and 11 walks.
    • Keibert Ruiz has three doubles, a home run and five walks while batting .277.

    Twins vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Bailey Ober (MIN) Pitcher Patrick Corbin (WSH)
    0 – 0 W/L 1 – 2
    0 IP 20
    0.00 ERA 6.30
    0.000 WHIP 1.750
    0 K/9 5.9
    0 BB/9 2.7

    Twins vs. Nationals Injury Updates

    • Twins: Kyle Farmer: 10 Day IL (Face), Alex Kirilloff: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Josh Winder: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Ronny Henriquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Royce Lewis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Gilberto Celestino: 60 Day IL (Thumb), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kenta Maeda: day-to-day (Ankle)
    • Nationals: Corey Dickerson: 10 Day IL (Calf), Ildemaro Vargas: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Israel Pineda: 10 Day IL (Finger), Carter Kieboom: 10 Day IL (Finger), Stephen Strasburg: 60 Day IL (Ribs/shoulder), Tanner Rainey: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Cade Cavalli: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Victor Arano: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Twins and Nationals (Last 10 Games)


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