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    Spencer Torkelson leads the Detroit Tigers (51-63) into a contest against the Minnesota Twins (60-56) after he homered twice in a 9-5 win over the Twins. The Twins are favored (-154) against the Tigers (+130) in this outing, which begins at 1:10 PM ET on Thursday. Minnesota has Kenta Maeda starting things off, and Detroit will send out Reese Olson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Tigers

    • Game Day: Thursday, August 10, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:10 PM ET
    • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    • Stadium: Comerica Park
    Twins vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -154 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Tigers?

    • TV Channel: BSDET

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank eighth in MLB action with 157 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
    • Minnesota ranks 22nd in the majors with a .237 batting average.
    • The Twins’ .315 on-base percentage ranks 20th in MLB.
    • Minnesota strikes out 10.3 times per game, the worst average in baseball.
    • The Twins have hit 74 home runs away from home this season (1.3 per game).
    • Minnesota is slugging .387 with 2.9 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The club averages 7.8 hits per game and is batting .227 on the road this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Carlos Correa has 92 hits and an OBP of .300 to go with a slugging percentage of .400. All three of those stats are tops among Minnesota hitters this season. He has a .227 batting average, as well.
    • Among qualified hitters, he is 126th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 126th, and he is 104th in slugging.
    • Correa has hit safely in five straight games. In his last five games he is batting .368 with a double, two home runs, a walk and eight RBI.
    • Max Kepler is hitting .237 with 11 doubles, 18 home runs and 23 walks. He’s slugging .460 with an on-base percentage of .299.
    • Kepler brings a five-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with three home runs and five RBI.
    • Willi Castro has collected 67 base hits, an OBP of .329 and a slugging percentage of .380 this season.
    • Castro brings a seven-game hitting streak into this game. In his last 10 games he is hitting .281 with four doubles, a triple, two walks and three RBI.
    • Donovan Solano is batting .278 with a .377 OBP and 25 RBI for Minnesota this season.
    • Solano heads into this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .462 with a double and a walk.

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers rank 28th in Major League Baseball with just 106 home runs as a team.
    • Detroit has a team batting average of just .235 this season, which ranks 27th among MLB teams.
    • The Tigers are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 27th with an OBP of .300.
    • Detroit ranks 19th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.9 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 58 home contests this season.
    • Detroit is slugging .380 in 58 home games this season.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .247 with 8.3 base hits per contest.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Torkelson has put up a slugging percentage of .406 and has 96 hits, both team-high numbers for the Tigers. He’s batting .225 and with an on-base percentage of .304.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he is 130th in batting average, 122nd in on-base percentage and 101st in slugging percentage.
    • Javier Baez is batting .222 with 12 doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 18 walks. He’s slugging .322 with an on-base percentage of .261.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 133rd in batting average, 143rd in on-base percentage and 140th in slugging percentage.
    • Matt Vierling has 12 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 25 walks while hitting .275.
    • Zach McKinstry has a .307 OBP to pace his team.

    Twins vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

    Kenta Maeda (MIN) Pitcher Reese Olson (DET)
    3 – 6 W/L 1 – 5
    59.2 IP 54.2
    4.22 ERA 4.94
    1.156 WHIP 1.171
    10.9 K/9 8.2
    2.4 BB/9 2.1

    Twins vs. Tigers Injury Updates

    • Twins: Jose Miranda: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Royce Lewis: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Byron Buxton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Alex Kirilloff: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Joe Ryan: 15 Day IL (Groin), Brock Stewart: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Jorge Alcala: 60 Day IL (Forearm), José De León: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Dónovan Solano: day-to-day (Knee)
    • Tigers: Mason Englert: 15 Day IL (Hip), Will Vest: 15 Day IL (Leg), Matthew Boyd: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60 Day IL (Neck), Austin Meadows: 60 Day IL (Anxiety), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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