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    The Minnesota Twins (45-46) visit the Oakland Athletics (25-67) on Friday at 9:40 PM ET in a contest between a pair of teams on losing streaks. The favored Twins (-189) have fallen in three in a row, while the underdog Athletics (+160) are losers of their last four. Neither team has named a starter.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Friday, July 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    Twins vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -189 6.5

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CA

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins are eighth-best in MLB play with 115 total home runs.
    • Minnesota has the fourth-worst batting average in the majors (.231).
    • The Twins rank 25th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .308.
    • Minnesota’s batters strike out 10.1 times per game, the most in MLB.
    • The Twins have hit 51 homers away from home this season (1.2 per game).
    • Minnesota has a .368 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team is batting .219 with 324 hits (7.5 per game) on the road this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota in slugging percentage (.401) thanks to 30 extra-base hits. He has a .225 batting average and an on-base percentage of .299.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks 129th, his on-base percentage ranks 128th, and he is 102nd in slugging.
    • Byron Buxton leads the Twins in OBP (.300) and total hits (54) this season. He’s batting .208 while slugging .436.
    • Among qualifying batters, he is 145th in batting average, 126th in on-base percentage and 69th in slugging percentage.
    • Donovan Solano is batting .281 with a .424 slugging percentage and 22 RBI this year.
    • Max Kepler has 12 home runs, 30 RBI and a batting average of .207 this season.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics rank 24th in Major League Baseball with 85 home runs.
    • Oakland has a team batting average of just .221 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 27th with an OBP of .299.
    • Oakland ranks just 26th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.2 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 0.8 home runs per game in their 44 home contests this season.
    • Oakland is slugging .331 in 44 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 6.8 base hits per game and batting .210 as a team at home this season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Brent Rooker has totaled 64 hits, a team-best for the Athletics. He’s batting .246 and slugging .485 with an on-base percentage of .341.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, his batting average puts him 101st, his on-base percentage is 53rd, and he is 32nd in slugging.
    • Ryan Noda leads his team with a .381 on-base percentage. He has a batting average of .229 while slugging .403.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he is 124th in batting average, 12th in on-base percentage and 100th in slugging percentage.
    • Tony Kemp is hitting .197 with six doubles, two triples, three home runs and 25 walks.
    • Jace Peterson is batting .209 with six doubles, two triples, five home runs and 30 walks.

    Twins vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Twins: Royce Lewis: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Jorge Polanco: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Brock Stewart: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Caleb Thielbar: 15 Day IL (Oblique), José De León: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Jorge Alcala: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Athletics: Carlos Pérez: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Ramón Laureano: 10 Day IL (Hand), Kevin Smith: 10 Day IL (Back), Esteury Ruiz: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), James Kaprielian: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Zach Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Mason Miller: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Drew Rucinski: 60 Day IL (Illness), Dany Jimenez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Yacksel Ríos: 60 Day IL (Raynaud’s syndrome), Paul Blackburn: day-to-day (Illness)

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

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