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    Kerry Carpenter brings a 10-game hitting streak into the Detroit Tigers’ (53-65) matchup against the Minnesota Twins (62-58). The Twins are moneyline favorites (-198) for this contest against the Tigers (+164), which starts at 7:40 PM ET on Tuesday at Target Field. Bailey Ober starts for Minnesota while Detroit will counter with Alex Faedo.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Tigers

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 15, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Twins vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -198

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Tigers?

    • TV Channel: BSN

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank seventh in MLB play with 164 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
    • Minnesota has the 22nd-ranked batting average in the majors (.237).
    • The Twins are 19th in baseball with a .315 on-base percentage.
    • Minnesota’s batters strike out 10.2 times per game, the most in the majors.
    • The Twins average 1.5 homers per game when playing at home this season (83 total in home contests).
    • Minnesota has a .447 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.5 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .249 at home this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota with 95 hits and an OBP of .306, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .409. He’s batting .230.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, he ranks 123rd in batting average, 114th in on-base percentage, and 100th in slugging.
    • Correa has hit safely in eight games in a row. In his last 10 outings he is batting .286 with two doubles, three home runs, five walks and nine RBI.
    • Max Kepler is batting .238 with 12 doubles, 19 home runs and 24 walks, while slugging .465 with an on-base percentage of .299.
    • Willi Castro has 67 hits this season and has a slash line of .241/.322/.371.
    • Donovan Solano is batting .284 with a .381 OBP and 25 RBI for Minnesota this season.
    • Solano enters this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .500 with a double and a walk.

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers’ 113 home runs rank 27th in MLB this season.
    • Detroit ranks 28th in MLB with a team batting average of just .234.
    • The Tigers have an OBP of just .299 this season, which ranks 28th in MLB.
    • Detroit ranks 19th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.9 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 61 homers, an average of 1.0 per game, in 59 road contests this season.
    • Detroit has a team slugging percentage of .366 in away games this season with 157 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 7.5 base hits per game and batting .222 on the road this season.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Spencer Torkelson has put up an on-base percentage of .308, a slugging percentage of .412, and has 100 hits, all club-bests for the Tigers (while batting .228).
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, his batting average is 125th, his on-base percentage ranks 112th, and he is 95th in slugging.
    • Riley Greene has 18 doubles, three triples, 10 home runs and 30 walks while hitting .307. He’s slugging .478 with an on-base percentage of .369.
    • Carpenter is hitting .282 with 11 doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 20 walks.
    • Matt Vierling is batting .268 with 12 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 25 walks.

    Twins vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

    Bailey Ober (MIN) Pitcher Alex Faedo (DET)
    6 – 6 W/L 2 – 4
    108.2 IP 40.1
    3.40 ERA 5.80
    1.113 WHIP 1.066
    8.9 K/9 7.8
    1.6 BB/9 2.2

    Twins vs. Tigers Injury Updates

    • Twins: Alex Kirilloff: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Miranda: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Royce Lewis: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Byron Buxton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Joe Ryan: 15 Day IL (Groin), Brock Stewart: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), José De León: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jorge Alcala: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Willi Castro: day-to-day (Back)
    • Tigers: Mason Englert: 15 Day IL (Hip), 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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