MLB Game Preview - Minnesota at Boston
Wed Sep 4, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

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Minnesota (76-49) at Boston (67-59)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Minnesota 1stAL Central - 76-49 40-22 L1 6-4
Boston 3rdAL East 16.0 67-59 33-32 W5 7-3

Team Batting Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Minnesota Boston
Batting Average .271 .277
On Base Percentage .338 .347
Slugging Percentage 0.499 0.481
Runs Scored 726 737
Doubles 253 285
Triples 17 23
Home Runs 241 199
Total Bases 2,215 2,185
Walks 399 469
Strikeouts 1,010 1,073
Stolen Bases / Attempts 25/45 56/78
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.06 1.23
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 28.3 28.5

Team Pitching Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Minnesota Boston
Earned Run Average 4.15 4.73
WHIP Ratio 1.302 1.366
Batting Average Against 0.254 0.253
On Base Percentage Against .316 .328
Slugging Percentage 0.417 0.436
Shutouts 8 7
Runs Allowed 584 656
Doubles Allowed 209 254
Triples Allowed 16 22
Home Runs Allowed 157 171
Total Bases 1,826 1,935
Walks Allowed 362 447
Strikeouts Pitched 1,088 1,265
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 53/67 49/72
Double Plays Fielded 258 234
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.309 1.325
Errors 89 73

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

Martín Pérez - MIN
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 8-5 133 139 56 111 4.60 1.466
vs. Opp Has not pitched vs. Boston
Eduardo Rodriguez - BOS
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 14-5 153.2 149 58 149 4.10 1.347
vs. Opp 1-0 7 8 3 9 5.14 1.571

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Minnesota AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
M. Gonzalez 41 18 7 2 11 0 .439 .683 .452
J. Polanco 45 15 7 1 8 0 .333 .489 .388
E. Adrianza 14 8 0 0 1 0 .571 .929 .600
Boston AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
R. Devers 41 20 9 4 14 0 .488 .976 .523
J. Martinez 40 16 11 3 8 0 .400 .725 .457
M. Betts 38 12 11 2 6 0 .316 .711 .400

2019 Regular Season - Boston Leads Series 2-1

Date Result Winner Loser
Mon Jun 17 BOS 2 @ MIN 0 R. Porcello J. Berríos
Tue Jun 18 BOS 3 @ MIN 4 Z. Littell B. Johnson
Wed Jun 19 BOS 9 @ MIN 4 E. Rodriguez K. Gibson

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