BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota and Detroit will face off on Thursday.
The Twins are 18-25 on their home turf. Minnesota has slugged .431 this season. Byron Buxton leads the team with a mark of .767.
The Tigers are 19-25 in road games. Detroit’s lineup has 94 home runs this season, Jonathan Schoop leads them with 16 homers.
The Tigers won the last meeting 7-3. Michael Fulmer secured his second victory and Robbie Grossman went 3-for-3 with a double, a home run and an RBI for Detroit. Tyler Duffey took his second loss for Minnesota.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nelson Cruz leads the Twins with 18 home runs and has 45 RBIs.
Schoop leads the Tigers with 30 extra base hits and 50 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 3-7, .239 batting average, 5.93 ERA, outscored by 15 runs
Tigers: 7-3, .268 batting average, 5.51 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs