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Conforto, Mets beat Twins 3-2 after surviving tense 9th

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The bases were loaded in the ninth inning against sputtering New York Mets closer Edwin Diaz, and the Minnesota Twins had their most experienced hitter at the plate in Nelson Cruz for a classic power-versus-power matchup.

Standings - AL Central

Teams W L Pct GB L10 Stk
MIN 58 35 .624 - 5-5 L2
CLE 53 40 .570 5.0 8-2 W3
CHW 42 49 .462 15.0 3-7 L5
KC 34 62 .354 25.5 5-5 W2
DET 29 61 .322 27.5 2-8 L2

Team Leaders - Hitting

Name Total
AVG Jorge Polanco .305
HR Max Kepler 23
RBI Max Kepler 60
R Max Kepler 59
SB Byron Buxton 13
RC Jorge Polanco 66.4
OBP Nelson Cruz .363
SLG Nelson Cruz .550
OPS Nelson Cruz .913

Team Leaders - Pitching

Team Rankings - Hitting

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
R 528 1 2
AVG .270 1 2
SLG 0.494 1 1
OBP .335 1 5
HR 174 1 1
SB 24 5 15

Team Rankings - Pitching

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
W 58 1 3
ERA 3.87 1 2
WHIP 1.242 2 4
K/9 8.66 2 7
BAA 0.244 2 5
SLG 0.399 1 3
OBP .307 2 4

Latest Game - Jul 17, 2019

End 6th, 0 Out, 0-0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NYM () 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 5 0
MIN () 0 1 1 0 1 0 3 5 1

NYM - HR: Rosario (10)

MIN - HR: Garver (15) , Cruz (18)

Player News

Jonathan Schoop 2B: Schoop is day-to-day with a... Jul 17, 2:29PM

Bailey Ober P: Ober (elbow) allowed three... Jul 17, 1:09PM

Jason Castro C: Castro is not in Wednesday's... Jul 17, 11:09AM

Blake Parker RP: Blake Parker allowed one hit... Jul 16, 11:28PM

Marwin Gonzalez LF: Marwin Gonzalez went 2 for 5... Jul 16, 11:28PM

Player Injuries

Player Injury Status Exp Return
Jonathan Schoop 2B Side Day-to-Day 2019/07/17
Byron Buxton CF Concussion 7-day IL 2019/07/23
LaMonte Wade Jr. LF Thumb 10-day IL 2019/07/17
Willians Astudillo C Oblique 10-day IL 2019/07/12

Recent Transactions

Date Player Transaction
2019/07/16 Byron Buxton CF    Placed on 7-Day IL (Concussion)
2019/07/16 C.J. Cron 1B Removed From 10-Day IL (Right thumb inflammation)
2019/07/16 Mike Morin RP   Designated for Assignment
2019/07/16 Eddie Rosario LF Removed From 10-Day IL (Sprained left ankle)
2019/07/13 Adalberto Mejía RP   Designated for Assignment

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Tue, Jul 16 NY Mets L, 3-2 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Jul 14 @Cleveland L, 4-3 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Jul 13 @Cleveland W, 6-2 Boxscore Recap
Fri, Jul 12 @Cleveland W, 5-3 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Jul 7 Texas L, 4-1 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Thu, Jul 18 Oakland 8:10PM EDT Preview
Fri, Jul 19 Oakland 8:10PM EDT Preview
Sat, Jul 20 Oakland 7:10PM EDT Preview
Sun, Jul 21 Oakland 2:10PM EDT Preview
Mon, Jul 22 NY Yankees 8:10PM EDT Preview