The twins are trying to win a 2-game series against the Tigers

Minnesota Twins (51-44, first in AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (38-57, fourth in AL Central)

Detroit; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT

LIKELY TO PITCH: Twins: Sonny Gray (4-3, 3.71 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 57 strikeouts); Tigers: Rony Garcia (3-2, 4.28 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 48 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Twins -176, Tigers +149; over/under is 8 1/2 points

BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers play Game 2 of a two-game series on Sunday. The Twins won the first, 8-4.

Detroit is 38-57 overall and 22-25 at home. The Tigers are 19-43 in games when they allowed a home run.

Minnesota is 51-44 overall and 24-22 in road games. The Twins have the team’s slugging percentage fourth in the AL at .419.

The teams meet on Sunday for the 13th time this season. The Twins lead the season series 7-5.

TOP PERFORMERS: Javier Baez has 18 doubles, two triples and nine homers for the Tigers. Riley Greene is 10 for 39 with a double, a triple and a home run in the last 10 games.

Luis Arraez has 16 doubles, a triple and five homers while hitting .342 for the Twins. Carlos Correa is 10-for-40 with a brace and three homers in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 2-8, .214 batting average, 5.10 ERA, outscored by 26 runs

Twins: 4-6, .251 batting average, 6.14 ERA, outscored by 20 runs

INJURIES: Tigers: Michael Pineda: day to day (right tricep), Beau Brieske: IL 15 days (forearm), Wily Peralta: IL 15 days (hamstrings), Matt Manning: IL 60 days (shoulder), Austin Meadows: 10 day IL (achilles), Casey Mize: 60 day IL (elbow), Kyle Funkhouser: 60 day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60 day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60 day IL (elbow)

Twins: Byron Buxton: day to day (right knee), Caleb Thielbar: 15 day IL (hamstring), Ryan Jeffers: 10 day IL (thumb), Trevor Larnach: 10 day IL (core), Cody Stashak: IL 60 days (shoulder), Royce Lewis: IL 60 days (knee), Bailey Ober: IL 15 days (groin), Danny Coulombe: IL 15 days (hip), Miguel Sano: IL 60 days (knee), Chris Paddack: IL 60 days (elbow), Jhon Romero: IL 60 days (biceps), Jorge Alcala: IL 60 days (elbow), Randy Dobnak: IL 60 days (finger), Kenta Maeda: IL 60 days (elbow)


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