Yankees host the Twins on 4-game home win streak

September 6, 2022 GMT

Minnesota Twins (68-65, second in the AL Central) vs. New York Yankees (81-54, first in the AL East)

New York; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Joe Ryan (10-7, 3.88 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 121 strikeouts); Yankees: Gerrit Cole (10-7, 3.28 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 204 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -204, Twins +171; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees, on a four-game home winning streak, host the Minnesota Twins.

New York is 81-54 overall and 46-20 in home games. The Yankees have a 52-9 record in games when they scored at least five runs.

Minnesota is 68-65 overall and 28-36 in road games. The Twins are 55-9 in games when they out-hit their opponents.

The teams play Tuesday for the fifth time this season. The Yankees are ahead 3-1 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony Rizzo has 19 doubles, a triple, 30 home runs and 71 RBI while hitting .225 for the Yankees. Aaron Judge is 12-for-32 with two doubles and six home runs over the past 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 4-6, .167 batting average, 3.14 ERA, outscored by eight runs

Twins: 6-4, .247 batting average, 4.19 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs

INJURIES: Yankees: Giancarlo Stanton: day-to-day (foot), Luis Gil: 60-Day IL (elbow), Andrew Benintendi: 10-Day IL (wrist), Anthony Rizzo: day-to-day (back), Aroldis Chapman: 15-Day IL (leg), Harrison Bader: 60-Day IL (foot), Nestor Cortes Jr.: 15-Day IL (groin), Scott Effross: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Albert Abreu: 15-Day IL (elbow), Matt Carpenter: 10-Day IL (foot), Luis Severino: 60-Day IL (lat), Miguel Castro: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Michael King: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Twins: Tyler Mahle: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Jeffers: 60-Day IL (thumb), Jorge Polanco: 10-Day IL (knee), Sonny Gray: day-to-day (hamstring), Trevor Larnach: 60-Day IL (core), Cole Sands: 15-Day IL (arm), Byron Buxton: 10-Day IL (hip), Alex Kirilloff: 60-Day IL (wrist), Miguel Sano: 60-Day IL (knee), Bailey Ober: 60-Day IL (groin), Danny Coulombe: 60-Day IL (hip), Cody Stashak: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Royce Lewis: 60-Day IL (knee), Chris Paddack: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jhon Romero: 60-Day IL (biceps), Jorge Alcala: 60-Day IL (elbow), Randy Dobnak: 60-Day IL (finger), Kenta Maeda: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.