FOUR-GAME SERIES AT PROGRESSIVE FIELD
Monday, 6:10 p.m. • FSN, 830-AM
RHP Kyle Gibson (5-8, 3.47) vs. RHP Trevor Bauer (10-6, 2.34)
Tuesday, 6:10 p.m. • FSN, 830-AM
LHP Adalberto Mejía (1-0, 2.60) vs. RHP Carlos Carrasco (13-5, 3.66)
Wednesday, 6:10 p.m. • FSN, 830-AM
RHP Jake Odorizzi (4-7, 4.60) vs. RHP Mike Clevinger (7-7, 3.48)
Thursday, 12:10 p.m. • FSN, 830-AM
RHP Jose Berrios (11-8, 3.51) vs. RHP Corey Kluber (14-6, 2.63)
This is the first of two trips they will make to Cleveland in August, wrapping up the season series. They are 7-5 against the Indians, having gone 4-3 in Minneapolis, 1-1 in San Juan and 2-1 in Cleveland. … They are just 7-18 in one-run games, the worst record in the American League. … They are 19-34 on the road and have lost 15 of their past 20. … RHP Matt Magill is expected to rejoin the team in Cleveland following the birth of a son Saturday. The Twins will make a roster move to make room once he arrives. … Logan Morrison has only one home run but has eight doubles in 18 games in Cleveland. … Max Kepler has hit six of his 50 career home runs there. … Berrios is 2-0 with a 2.63 ERA in two career starts in Cleveland.
They are only 9-6 since the All-Star break but still own a nine-game lead in their quest for a third consecutive AL Central title. … Chaska native Brad Hand has pitched seven innings since being acquired from San Diego and has allowed only one run. He has two saves in two opportunities. … LHP Andrew Miller pitched Friday for the first time since May 25, having recovered from a right knee injury. … Bauer gave up two runs in 6 1/3 innings in Target Field last week, while Carrasco pitched 7 1/3 scoreless innings. Kluber gave up four runs in five innings in Minnesota on June 15, but the two-time Cy Young Award winner pitched a three-hit shutout against the Angels in his last start on Saturday.