Game 3 of their series will take place at Petco Park on Sunday afternoon between the Minnesota Twins and the San Diego Padres.
With a record of 53-47 so far this year, the Minnesota Twins have dropped three of their last four games. This series’ Game 2 was won by Minnesota on Saturday by a score of 7-4. This season, the pitching staff for Minnesota has a 4.06 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, and a.240 opponent batting average. The Twins offence has produced 456 runs while batting.252 and on-base percentage of.322. For the Twins this year, Byron Buxton is batting.222 with 26 home runs and 46 RBI. Dylan Bundy, who has tossed 84.1 innings this season and has a record of 6-4 with a 5.02 ERA and 1.32 WHIP, is predicted to start for Minnesota.
With a record of 56-46 so far this year, the San Diego Padres have dropped four of their previous six contests. This series’ opening game was won by San Diego on Friday night by a score of 10-1. The San Diego pitching staff has an opponent batting average of.230, a 1.21 WHIP, and a 3.78 ERA. The Padres offence has produced 446 runs this season while batting at a.240 average and.316 on-base percentage. For the Padres this year, Manny Machado is batting.297 with 18 home runs and 57 RBI. Sean Manaea, who has pitched 104 innings this year and has a record of 5-5 with a 4.33 ERA and 1.28 WHIP, is anticipated to start for San Diego.
Minnesota is 5-2 in its past 7 game threes of a series and 10-4 in its last 14 Sunday games. In Minnesota’s last 19 games, the over has a 14-3-2 record. San Diego is 1-6 in their previous 7 Sunday games and 2-7 in their last 9 interleague contests. In San Diego’s last 7 contests, the over has gone 6-0-1. In the last 17 head-to-head contests between these two teams, Minnesota is 14-3.
In order to maintain a slim lead in the AL Central competition, Minnesota was able to win on Saturday. San Diego suffered a defeat on Saturday, but it still holds a wild card position. The probable starter for Minnesota will be Dylan Bundy, who has given up 12 runs in his last 14.1 innings of work. Sean Manaea has thrown 19 innings for the Padres and given up 13 earned runs.
Free Pick: San Diego Padres