Two-Game Series at Hiram Bithorn Stadium
Tuesday, 6:10 p.m. • FS1, 830-AM: RHP Jake Odorizzi (1-0, 2.20 ERA) vs. RHP Corey Kluber (1-1, 1.57)
Wednesday, 6:10 p.m. • ESPN, 830-FM RHP Jose Berrios (2-1, 2.18) vs. RHP Carlos Carrasco (3-0, 3.48)
This will be the Twins’ first game since Thursday when they defeated the White Sox; three weekend games were snowed out. … Players went through an optional workout on Sunday before leaving for Puerto Rico. Joe Mauer, who leads the major leagues with a .412 batting average, was among a group of players that worked out Monday on the FieldTurf at Hiram Bithorn Stadium. ... Berrios is 2-2, 5.31 ERA in four career starts against the Indians. ... Max Kepler has hit six home runs against the Indians in games away from Target Field.
Cleveland won the season series last year 12-7, including nine of 10 at Target Field. ... Carlos Santana hit .338 vs. the Twins and Austin Jackson hit .333, but neither are with the team this year. Edwin Encarnacion, however, remains. He hit .277 vs. the Twins last season but six of his 18 hits were home runs. ... Outfielder Greg Allen will be Cleveland’s 26th player for the series. ... Kluber has 27 strikeouts in 23 innings. … Former Twin RHP Matt Belisle, now with the Indians, gave up three runs over 1⅓ innings in his most recent outing Friday.
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