MLB Game Preview - Minnesota at Cleveland
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

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Minnesota (77-50) at Cleveland (74-54)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Minnesota 1stAL Central - 77-50 40-22 L1 6-4
Cleveland 2ndAL Central 3.5 74-54 39-26 L3 3-7

Team Batting Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Minnesota Cleveland
Batting Average .271 .251
On Base Percentage .337 .323
Slugging Percentage 0.499 0.434
Runs Scored 740 604
Doubles 261 228
Triples 17 15
Home Runs 244 177
Total Bases 2,249 1,870
Walks 400 440
Strikeouts 1,028 1,041
Stolen Bases / Attempts 26/46 85/114
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.06 1.25
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 28.7 24.7

Team Pitching Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Minnesota Cleveland
Earned Run Average 4.15 3.72
WHIP Ratio 1.298 1.211
Batting Average Against 0.254 0.238
On Base Percentage Against .315 .303
Slugging Percentage 0.416 0.415
Shutouts 8 12
Runs Allowed 592 512
Doubles Allowed 213 249
Triples Allowed 16 14
Home Runs Allowed 159 162
Total Bases 1,851 1,789
Walks Allowed 364 353
Strikeouts Pitched 1,106 1,191
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 53/67 41/64
Double Plays Fielded 262 218
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.309 1.147
Errors 90 69

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 1-0 8.1 11 5 7 5.40 1.920
Mike Clevinger - CLE
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 8-2 72.1 57 24 105 3.11 1.120
vs. Opp 1-0 12 7 3 15 2.25 0.833

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Minnesota AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
M. Gonzalez 37 15 7 1 10 0 .405 .595 .436
J. Polanco 45 13 9 2 10 0 .289 .511 .360
M. Sanó 41 10 11 3 5 0 .244 .512 .354
Cleveland AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
C. Santana 37 14 11 5 9 0 .378 .838 .489
J. Ramírez 33 11 4 4 11 0 .333 .818 .405
O. Mercado 28 9 3 1 3 2 .321 .500 .367

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: