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    The Cleveland Guardians (14-18) host the Minnesota Twins (19-14) on Saturday at Progressive Field, starting at 6:10 PM ET. The Guardians are favored on the moneyline (-111), while the Twins are -109 underdogs, even though they are favored against the spread (1.5) with +161 odds. Cleveland’s Logan Allen starts against Minnesota’s Sonny Gray.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Guardians vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Saturday, May 6, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:10 PM ET
    • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    • Stadium: Progressive Field
    Guardians vs Twins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Guardians -111 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Guardians vs. the Twins?

    • TV Channel: BSGL

    Guardians Stats & Trends

    Guardians Batting

    • The Guardians have hit 17 home runs this season, the lowest total in MLB action.
    • Cleveland has the third-worst batting average in the majors (.224).
    • The Guardians are 24th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .303.
    • Cleveland’s hitters strike out 7.7 times per game, the third-lowest average in MLB.
    • The Guardians average 0.3 homers per home game this season (four total at home).
    • Cleveland is averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .317 at home.
    • The team is batting .212 with 89 hits (6.8 per game) at home this season.

    Guardians Key Batters

    • Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland with 35 hits and an OBP of .396, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .447. He’s batting .285.
    • Among all qualified batters, he ranks 43rd in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 20th, and he is 70th in slugging.
    • Ramirez will look for his fifth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with three walks.
    • Steven Kwan is batting .268 with four doubles, a triple and 21 walks. He’s slugging .315 with an on-base percentage of .367.
    • He ranks 72nd in batting average, 49th in on-base percentage and 161st in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • Josh Bell has collected 23 base hits, an OBP of .328 and a slugging percentage of .366 this season.
    • Andres Gimenez has two home runs, eight RBI and a batting average of .230 this season.

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins’ 43 home runs rank seventh in Major League Baseball.
    • Minnesota has a team batting average of just .223 this season, which ranks 29th among MLB teams.
    • The Twins have an on-base percentage of .302 this season, which ranks 25th in the league.
    • Minnesota ranks just 29th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.7 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 22 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 17 road contests this season.
    • Minnesota has a team slugging percentage of .364 in away games this season with 47 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 6.8 base hits per game and batting .202 on the road this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Byron Buxton has accumulated a team-best OBP (.346) and slugging percentage (.555), and leads the Twins in hits (28, while batting .255).
    • He ranks 91st in batting average, 73rd in on-base percentage and 22nd in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in the big leagues.
    • Joey Gallo is batting .179 with three doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 12 walks. He’s slugging .567 with an on-base percentage of .313.
    • Carlos Correa has five doubles, a triple, four home runs and 13 walks while batting .198.
    • Jose Miranda has three doubles, three home runs and nine walks while hitting .215.

    Guardians vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

    Logan Allen (CLE) Pitcher Sonny Gray (MIN)
    1 – 1 W/L 4 – 0
    11 IP 35
    2.45 ERA 0.77
    1.091 WHIP 1.057
    13.1 K/9 10.5
    2.5 BB/9 3.1

    Guardians vs. Twins Injury Updates

    • Guardians: Aaron Civale: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Triston McKenzie: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Cody Morris: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Twins: Kyle Farmer: 10 Day IL (Face), Kenta Maeda: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Caleb Thielbar: 15 Day IL (Oblique strain), Ronny Henriquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Royce Lewis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Gilberto Celestino: 60 Day IL (Thumb), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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