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    The Minnesota Twins (57-54) will look for Ryan Jeffers to continue a 10-game hitting streak when they square off against the Arizona Diamondbacks (57-54) on Saturday at 7:10 PM ET at Target Field. The Twins are favored (-161) over the Diamondbacks (+137). Kenta Maeda starts for Minnesota while Arizona will counter with Ryne Nelson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Diamondbacks

    • Game Day: Saturday, August 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Twins vs Diamondbacks Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -161 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Diamondbacks?

    • TV Channel: BSN

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins average 1.3 home runs per game to rank eighth in baseball with 147 total home runs.
    • Minnesota has the fifth-worst batting average in the majors (.235).
    • The Twins are 23rd in MLB with an on-base percentage of .313.
    • Minnesota’s 10.3 strikeouts per game are the most in MLB.
    • The Twins average 1.4 homers per game when playing at home this season (77 total in home contests).
    • Minnesota is averaging 3.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .438 at home.
    • The team is batting .245 with 444 hits (8.1 per game) at home this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota OPS (.679) this season. He has a .220 batting average, an on-base percentage of .295, and a slugging percentage of .383.
    • Among qualifying hitters, he is 131st in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 127th, and he is 114th in slugging.
    • Max Kepler is batting .230 with 11 doubles, 16 home runs and 23 walks. He’s slugging .445 with an on-base percentage of .294.
    • Willi Castro has collected 62 base hits, an OBP of .332 and a slugging percentage of .369 this season.
    • Castro has picked up a hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .308 with a double and a walk.
    • Donovan Solano has four home runs, 25 RBI and a batting average of .272 this season.
    • Solano takes a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .455 with two RBI.

    Diamondbacks Stats & Trends

    Diamondbacks Batting

    • The Diamondbacks rank 18th in Major League Baseball with 124 home runs.
    • Arizona has a team batting average of .255 this season, which ranks ninth among MLB teams.
    • The Diamondbacks have an on-base percentage of .323 this season, which ranks 12th in the league.
    • Arizona has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the fourth-best strikeout rate (7.8 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • In 55 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 66 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • Arizona is slugging .415 in 55 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 8.6 base hits per game and batting .248 on the road this season.

    Diamondbacks Key Batters

    • Corbin Carroll has totaled 106 hits, a team-best for the Diamondbacks. He’s batting .278 and slugging .528 with an on-base percentage of .356.
    • Including all the qualified players in the big leagues, he ranks 29th in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage and 10th in slugging percentage.
    • Ketel Marte’s .504 slugging percentage leads his team. He has a batting average of .287 with an on-base percentage of .363.
    • Including all qualified hitters, his batting average puts him 13th, his on-base percentage is 26th, and he is 19th in slugging.
    • Christian Walker has 32 doubles, 22 home runs and 45 walks while hitting .263.
    • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has 24 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 21 walks while batting .253.

    Twins vs. Diamondbacks Probable Pitchers

    Kenta Maeda (MIN) Pitcher Ryne Nelson (ARI)
    2 – 6 W/L 6 – 5
    53.2 IP 119
    4.53 ERA 4.84
    1.248 WHIP 1.395
    10.9 K/9 5.7
    2.7 BB/9 2.7

    Twins vs. Diamondbacks Injury Updates

    • Twins: Alex Kirilloff: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Miranda: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Byron Buxton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Royce Lewis: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Joe Ryan: 15 Day IL (Groin), Brock Stewart: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), José De León: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jorge Alcala: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Diamondbacks: Gabriel Moreno: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Evan Longoria: 10 Day IL (Back), Tommy Henry: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Zach Davies: 15 Day IL (Back), Drey Jameson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Austin Adams: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Mark Melancon: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Corbin Martin: 60 Day IL (Lat)

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

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