Rosario leads Guardians against the Twins after 4-hit outing

September 18, 2022 GMT

Minnesota Twins (72-73, third in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Guardians (79-66, first in the AL Central)

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

PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Joe Ryan (11-8, 3.83 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 133 strikeouts); Guardians: Cody Morris (0-1, 2.79 ERA, 1.76 WHIP, nine strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Guardians -110, Twins -109; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians play the Minnesota Twins after Amed Rosario’s four-hit game on Saturday.

Cleveland has a 79-66 record overall and a 39-31 record in home games. Guardians hitters are batting a collective .252, the 10th-best team batting average in MLB play.

Minnesota has a 29-41 record on the road and a 72-73 record overall. The Twins are 30-13 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

The teams meet Sunday for the 18th time this season. The Guardians are ahead 12-5 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland with 28 home runs while slugging .529. Oscar Gonzalez is 16-for-43 with four home runs and 10 RBI over the last 10 games.

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Gio Urshela has 24 doubles, three triples, 12 home runs and 58 RBI for the Twins. Carlos Correa is 15-for-41 with two doubles and four home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Guardians: 9-1, .285 batting average, 2.91 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs

Twins: 4-6, .244 batting average, 3.48 ERA, outscored by three runs

INJURIES: Guardians: Zach Plesac: 15-Day IL (hand), Aaron Civale: 15-Day IL (forearm), Anthony Gose: 60-Day IL (tricep)

Twins: Trevor Megill: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Max Kepler: 10-Day IL (wrist), Kyle Garlick: 10-Day IL (wrist), Chris Archer: 15-Day IL (pectoral), Tyler Mahle: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Jeffers: 60-Day IL (thumb), Jorge Polanco: 10-Day IL (knee), Trevor Larnach: 60-Day IL (core), Byron Buxton: 10-Day IL (hip), Alex Kirilloff: 60-Day IL (wrist), Miguel Sano: 60-Day IL (knee), 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), 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.