MLB Game Preview - Minnesota at Cleveland
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

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Minnesota (77-49) at Cleveland (74-52)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Minnesota 1stAL Central - 77-49 40-22 W1 7-3
Cleveland 2ndAL Central 3.0 74-52 39-26 L1 4-6

Team Batting Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Minnesota Cleveland
Batting Average .272 .252
On Base Percentage .339 .324
Slugging Percentage 0.501 0.436
Runs Scored 740 597
Doubles 260 226
Triples 17 14
Home Runs 244 175
Total Bases 2,245 1,843
Walks 400 435
Strikeouts 1,016 1,023
Stolen Bases / Attempts 26/46 84/113
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.06 1.25
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 28.8 24.9

Team Pitching Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Minnesota Cleveland
Earned Run Average 4.16 3.74
WHIP Ratio 1.297 1.214
Batting Average Against 0.254 0.239
On Base Percentage Against .315 .303
Slugging Percentage 0.417 0.418
Shutouts 8 12
Runs Allowed 588 506
Doubles Allowed 210 244
Triples Allowed 16 14
Home Runs Allowed 159 162
Total Bases 1,837 1,769
Walks Allowed 362 347
Strikeouts Pitched 1,094 1,178
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 53/67 40/63
Double Plays Fielded 259 213
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.305 1.153
Errors 89 67

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

José Berríos - MIN
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 10-6 157.2 148 38 150 3.37 1.180
vs. Opp 2-0 24.2 16 6 26 2.55 0.892
Zach Plesac - CLE
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 6-4 81.2 69 30 61 3.53 1.212
vs. Opp Has not pitched vs. Minnesota

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Minnesota AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
M. Gonzalez 40 17 8 2 11 0 .425 .675 .452
J. Polanco 45 14 9 2 10 0 .311 .533 .380
L. Arraez 37 13 7 1 8 1 .351 .541 .390
Cleveland AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
C. Santana 37 15 11 5 13 0 .405 .838 .522
J. Ramírez 36 9 4 4 10 0 .250 .639 .308
F. Lindor 43 12 8 1 5 0 .279 .488 .354

2019 Regular Season - Cleveland Leads Series 7-6

Date Result Winner Loser
Thu Mar 28 CLE 0 @ MIN 2 J. Berríos C. Kluber
Sat Mar 30 CLE 2 @ MIN 1 J. Edwards B. Parker
Sun Mar 31 CLE 3 @ MIN 9 M. Pérez C. Carrasco
Tue Jun 4 MIN 2 @ CLE 5 S. Bieber D. Smeltzer
Wed Jun 5 MIN 7 @ CLE 9 N. Wittgren B. Parker
Thu Jun 6 MIN 5 @ CLE 4 J. Berríos T. Bauer
Fri Jul 12 MIN 5 @ CLE 3 Z. Littell O. Pérez
Sat Jul 13 MIN 6 @ CLE 2 J. Odorizzi T. Bauer
Sun Jul 14 MIN 3 @ CLE 4 A. Cimber T. May
Thu Aug 8 CLE 7 @ MIN 5 M. Clevinger K. Gibson
Fri Aug 9 CLE 6 @ MIN 2 S. Bieber D. Smeltzer
Sat Aug 10 CLE 1 @ MIN 4 J. Odorizzi A. Plutko
Sun Aug 11 CLE 7 @ MIN 3 B. Hand T. Rogers

Injury Report

Cleveland
Jordan Luplow RF,LF:
Tyler Olson RP:
Corey Kluber SP: