BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota and Pittsburgh will play on Saturday.
The Twins are 3-5 in home games in 2020. Minnesota has slugged .407, good for third in the American League. Byron Buxton leads the club with a .977 slugging percentage, including 12 extra-base hits and six home runs.
The Pirates are 5-8 in road games. Pittsburgh has a collective on-base percentage of .315, led by Bryan Reynolds with a mark of .418.
TOP PERFORMERS: Buxton leads the Twins with six home runs and is batting .432.
Colin Moran leads the Pirates with nine extra base hits and is batting .294.
LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 1-9, .233 batting average, 6.03 ERA, outscored by 27 runs
Pirates: 6-4, .234 batting average, 4.13 ERA, outscored by one run
INJURIES: Twins: Caleb Thielbar: (health protocols), Edwar Colina: (right elbow), Max Kepler: (health protocols), Kyle Garlick: (health protocols), Andrelton Simmons: (health protocols), Miguel Sano: (hamstring), JT Riddle: (health protocols).