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    The Boston Red Sox (39-35) play the Minnesota Twins (36-38) a game after Christian Arroyo had a five-hit outing in a 10-4 win over the Twins. The Twins are favored (-132) in this matchup with the Red Sox (+112), which starts at 7:40 PM ET on Wednesday. Minnesota has Sonny Gray starting, while Boston counters with Garrett Whitlock.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Wednesday, June 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Twins vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -132 8

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Red Sox?

    • TV Channel: BSN

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins average 1.3 home runs per game to rank eighth in MLB play with 94 total home runs.
    • Minnesota’s .229 batting average ranks 25th in MLB.
    • The Twins are 22nd in baseball with a .309 on-base percentage.
    • Minnesota strikes out 10.3 times per game, the worst mark in the majors.
    • The Twins have hit 53 homers at home this season (1.3 per game).
    • Minnesota is slugging .424 with 3.3 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • At home this season the club averages 7.9 hits per game and is batting .240.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota with a slugging percentage of .409, fueled by 26 extra-base hits. He has a .219 batting average and an on-base percentage of .301.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 142nd, his on-base percentage ranks 132nd, and he is 102nd in slugging.
    • Correa hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .222 with a walk.
    • Byron Buxton leads the Twins in OBP (.313) and total hits (42) this season. He’s batting .209 while slugging .428.
    • Among qualifying hitters, his batting average places him 149th, his on-base percentage 110th, and his slugging percentage 83rd.
    • Donovan Solano has collected 49 base hits, an OBP of .371 and a slugging percentage of .386 this season.
    • Max Kepler has eight home runs, 19 RBI and a batting average of .192 this season.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox have hit 80 homers this season, which ranks 19th in the league.
    • Boston has a team batting average of .265 this season, which ranks third among MLB teams.
    • The Red Sox have an OBP of .337 this season, which ranks fourth in MLB.
    • Boston is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking fifth with an average of 7.8 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 37 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 35 road contests this season.
    • Boston is slugging .385 in 35 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .235 with 7.9 base hits per contest.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Alex Verdugo has accumulated a team-best .462 slugging percentage. He’s batting .301 with an on-base percentage of .374.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in MLB, he is 10th in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage and 54th in slugging percentage.
    • Verdugo brings an 11-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last 10 games he is batting .372 with five doubles, a triple, three walks and seven RBI.
    • Masataka Yoshida leads his team with 77 hits and a .379 on-base percentage. He has a batting average of .308 while slugging .488.
    • He ranks seventh in batting average, 17th in on-base percentage and 33rd in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Justin Turner is hitting .281 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 29 walks.
    • Rafael Devers is hitting .238 with 16 doubles, 17 home runs and 23 walks.

    Twins vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Sonny Gray (MIN) Pitcher Garrett Whitlock (BOS)
    4 – 1 W/L 4 – 2
    76 IP 39
    2.25 ERA 4.38
    1.263 WHIP 1.231
    9.4 K/9 7.6
    3.6 BB/9 1.6

    Twins vs. Red Sox Injury Updates

    • Twins: Jorge Polanco: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jorge López: 15 Day IL (Mental), Kenta Maeda: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Caleb Thielbar: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Jorge Alcala: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Michael A. Taylor: day-to-day (Undisclosed)
    • Red Sox: Yu Chang: 10 Day IL (Hand), Tanner Houck: 15 Day IL (Face), John Schreiber: 15 Day IL (Side), Richard Bleier: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Sale: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Zack Kelly: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Trevor Story: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee), Pablo Reyes: day-to-day (Abdominal soreness)

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