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    The Minnesota Twins and the Toronto Blue Jays take the field in Game 2 of the AL Wild Card Series on Wednesday 4:38 PM ET at Target Field. The Twins lead the series 1-0. Minnesota’s Sonny Gray starts against Toronto’s Jose Berrios.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Blue Jays

    • Game Day: Wednesday, October 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:38 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Twins vs Blue Jays Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -136 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Blue Jays?

    • TV Channel: ESPN

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins are third-best in baseball with 233 total home runs.
    • Minnesota is 21st in MLB with a .243 batting average.
    • The Twins rank 12th in MLB with a .325 on-base percentage.
    • Minnesota’s 10.2 strikeouts per game are the most in the majors.
    • The Twins average 1.5 homers per game when playing at home this season (118 total in home outings).
    • Minnesota is slugging .448 with 3.5 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .248.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Max Kepler is hitting .260 with 22 doubles, two triples, 24 home runs and 45 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .332 and a slugging percentage of .484.
    • Kepler will look for his sixth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .500 with a double, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota with 118 hits and an OBP of .312, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .399. He’s batting .230.
    • Among qualifying batters, he is 125th in batting average, 108th in on-base percentage and 106th in slugging percentage.
    • Willi Castro has 92 hits this season and has a slash line of .257/.339/.411.
    • Edouard Julien is batting .260 with a .377 OBP and 37 RBI for Minnesota this season.

    Blue Jays Stats & Trends

    Blue Jays Batting

    • The Blue Jays’ 188 home runs rank 16th in Major League Baseball.
    • Toronto has a team batting average of .256 this season, which ranks eighth among MLB teams.
    • The Blue Jays have an OBP of .329 this season, which ranks seventh in MLB.
    • Toronto is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking seventh with an average of eight strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.3 home runs per game in their 81 road contests this season.
    • Toronto is slugging .431 in 81 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .263 with 9.3 base hits per contest.

    Blue Jays Key Batters

    • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has racked up a team-best .345 on-base percentage. He’s batting .264 and slugging .444.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, his batting average puts him 58th, his on-base percentage ranks 44th, and he is 66th in slugging.
    • George Springer is batting .256 with 25 doubles, a triple, 21 home runs and 60 walks. He’s slugging .403 with an on-base percentage of .326.
    • Including all qualified hitters, his batting average puts him 82nd, his on-base percentage is 74th, and he is 103rd in slugging.
    • Bo Bichette has a team-best slugging percentage (.473) and leads the Blue Jays in hits (174).
    • Whit Merrifield is batting .272 with 27 doubles, 11 home runs and 36 walks.

    Twins vs. Blue Jays Probable Pitchers

    Sonny Gray (MIN) Pitcher José Berríos (TOR)
    8 – 8 W/L 11 – 12
    184 IP 189.2
    2.74 ERA 3.65
    1.141 WHIP 1.186
    9 K/9 8.7
    2.7 BB/9 2.5

    Twins vs. Blue Jays Injury Updates

    • Twins: Byron Buxton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Joey Gallo: 10 Day IL (Foot), Dallas Keuchel: 15 Day IL (Calf), Jovani Moran: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), José De León: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Oliver Ortega: 60 Day IL (Back), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Jose Miranda: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Matt Canterino: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed)
    • Blue Jays: Danny Jansen: 10 Day IL (Finger), Adam Cimber: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Hagen Danner: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Otto Lopez: 60 Day IL (Oblique)

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


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