Three-game series at Target Field
All games on FSN, 830-AM
Tuesday, 7:10 p.m.: RHP Corbin Burnes (0-0, 3.38 ERA) vs. RHP Kenta Maeda (3-0, 2.26)
Wednesday, 7:10 p.m.: LHP Brett Anderson (0-2, 4.52) vs. TBA
Thursday, 6:10 p.m.: RHP Brandon Woodruff (1-1, 3.16) vs. RHP Jose Berrios (1-3, 5.92)
Milwaukee (10-10) dropped two of three to the Twins at Miller Park last week but followed that by winning three of four vs. the NL Central-leading Cubs in Chicago. … Burnes, averaging 13.5 strikeouts per nine innings, takes the rotation spot of LHP Eric Lauer, who was sent to the Appleton site after losing to the Twins on Wednesday. … Anderson leads MLB with a 68.4% ground ball rate. … Woodruff pitched 4⅓ innings of no-hit ball in his last outing before the next six hitters reached. … The Brewers entered Monday 26th in MLB with both a .221 batting average and .368 slugging percentage. … 2018 NL MVP Christian Yelich is hitting only .194 but leads the team with five homers and 12 RBI.
The Twins lead baseball with a .997 field percentage; they have only two errors all season. Their pitchers have a 3.33 ERA, third best in MLB. … DH Nelson Cruz is in the top 10 in the AL in batting average (.354), home runs (eight) and RBI (23). His 409 career HRs are ninth best among Dominican born players. Albert Pujols leads with 659. … 3B Josh Donaldson (calf), RHP Homer Bailey (arm) and LHP Rich Hill (back) remain on the injured list. … The Twins have MLB’s second-best home winning percentage (10-2, .833). … LF Eddie Rosario has 50 outfield assists since 2015, trailing only Starling Marte (60) in that span.