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    The Minnesota Twins (25-22) host the San Francisco Giants (22-24) on Monday to start a three-game series, with the first pitch at 7:40 PM ET from Target Field. The favored Twins (-152) enter the matchup after a series loss to the Angels, and the underdog Giants (+130) are coming off of a series win over the Marlins. Minnesota has Bailey Ober starting things off, and San Francisco will send out Alex Cobb.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Giants

    • Game Day: Monday, May 22, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Twins vs Giants Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -152 9

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Giants?

    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins are seventh-best in MLB play with 63 total home runs.
    • Minnesota ranks 24th in MLB with a .231 batting average.
    • The Twins rank 22nd in baseball with a .311 on-base percentage.
    • Minnesota’s hitters strike out 9.7 times per game, the most in baseball.
    • The Twins have hit 31 home runs at home this season (1.4 per game).
    • Minnesota is averaging 3.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .451 in home contests.
    • The team is batting .253 with 186 hits (8.5 per game) at home this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Byron Buxton has 36 hits and an OBP of .344 to go with a slugging percentage of .484. All three of those stats are tops among Minnesota hitters this season. He has a .235 batting average, as well.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, he ranks 119th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 60th, and he is 41st in slugging.
    • Carlos Correa is hitting .206 with 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 22 walks, while slugging .388 with an on-base percentage of .298.
    • His batting average ranks 156th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 136th, and his slugging percentage 116th.
    • Correa heads into this game looking to extend his two-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with a double, six walks and an RBI.
    • Joey Gallo is batting .202 with a .569 slugging percentage and 23 RBI this year.
    • Trevor Larnach has been key for Minnesota with 28 hits, an OBP of .316 plus a slugging percentage of .392.

    Giants Stats & Trends

    Giants Batting

    • The Giants’ 65 home runs rank sixth in Major League Baseball.
    • San Francisco has a team batting average of .241 this season, which ranks 20th among MLB teams.
    • The Giants have the 18th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.315).
    • San Francisco ranks 27th in strikeouts per game (9.6) among MLB offenses.
    • In 20 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 37 homers, an average of 1.9 per contest.
    • In 20 road games this season, it is slugging .443 with 70 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .239 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Giants Key Batters

    • Thairo Estrada has a .478 slugging percentage, which paces the Giants. He’s batting .309 with an on-base percentage of .356.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he is seventh in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 49th and he is 47th in slugging.
    • Estrada hopes to build on a seven-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .214 with three doubles, a triple, a walk and three RBI.
    • LaMonte Wade Jr’s .425 on-base percentage leads his team. He has a batting average of .258 while slugging .476.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he is 76th in batting average, fourth in on-base percentage and 50th in slugging percentage.
    • J.D. Davis has 40 hits, a team-high for the Giants.
    • Michael Conforto is hitting .210 with two doubles, eight home runs and 20 walks.

    Twins vs. Giants Probable Pitchers

    Bailey Ober (MIN) Pitcher Alex Cobb (SF)
    3 – 0 W/L 3 – 1
    30.1 IP 51
    1.78 ERA 1.94
    0.956 WHIP 1.353
    8.3 K/9 7.8
    2.1 BB/9 2.3

    Twins vs. Giants Injury Updates

    • Twins: Max Kepler: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jorge Polanco: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Nick Gordon: 10 Day IL (Shin), Kenta Maeda: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Jorge Alcala: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Caleb Thielbar: 15 Day IL (Oblique strain), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Royce Lewis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Gilberto Celestino: 60 Day IL (Thumb), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Byron Buxton: day-to-day (Leg)
    • Giants: Joc Pederson: 10 Day IL (Hand), Joey Bart: 10 Day IL (Groin), Austin Slater: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Ross Stripling: 15 Day IL (Back), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Heliot Ramos: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Luke Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Luis González: 60 Day IL (Back), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Left arm), Logan Webb: day-to-day (Back)

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