Saturday, 1:10 p.m. • FSN, 830-AM: RHP Michael Pineda (1-0, 2.00 ERA) vs. RHP Tyson Ross (1-1, 2.25)
Sunday, 1:10 p.m. • FSN, 830-AM: RHP Jose Berrios (1-1, 2.18) vs. Jordan Zimmermann (0-1, 2.50)
The Twins (6-4) finished a 4-3 road trip by splitting a pair of games with the Mets on Tuesday and Wednesday. They had an off day Thursday, and Friday’s original series opener with the Tigers was postponed to May 11. … C Mitch Garver hit three home runs in New York and leads the team with a .474 batting average. … SS Jorge Polanco is at .375 with eight extra-base hits. … Batting leadoff, RF Max Kepler has a team-high eight RBI. … Berrios has 21 strikeouts in 20.2 innings. … The Twins were 16th in MLB with a 4.40 team ERA and seventh in opponent batting average (.215) before Friday’s games. … After six off days in the first two weeks of the season, the Twins are scheduled to play 12 consecutive days and 25 of the next 26.
Detroit (8-5) entered Friday in second place in the AL Central. … LF Christin Stewart leads the team with two home runs and 10 RBI but is only hitting .175. … Two-time MVP Miguel Cabrera, who had season-ending biceps surgery after only 38 games last season, hasn’t homered in 54 plate appearances. With 465 career homers, the 36-year-old is destined to be the 28th member of the 500 Home Run Club. … LHP Matt Moore, who pitched 10 scoreless innings in two starts, suffered a right knee injury Saturday and could be facing surgery. The former All-Star for Tampa Bay signed as a free agent after spending last season with Texas. … Ross gave up one run in seven innings Sunday vs. Kansas City.