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Game 74: Cleveland at Twins

Jose Berrios looks to get the Twins back on track

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Texas Rangers
Jose Berrios is on the bump this evening for the Twins.
Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

First Pitch: 7:10 PM CDT
TV: Bally Sports North
Radio: WCCO 830, Audacy, TIBN, 102.9 The Wolf
Know Thine Enemy: Covering the Corner

Since the last time yours truly penned a game thread/recap, the roller coaster that is the Minnesota Twins has reached Everest-like heights and Hades-esque lows.

Indeed, Byron Buxton returned and in the span of 60 hours had crushed a homer and a double, legged out a pair of infield singles, and looked for all the world as if he was about to lead the Twins on a 40-game winning streak en route to an MVP and, very likely, a World Series Championship.

Alas, he capped the 60 hours by being hit on the hand with a pitch, and well, we know the rest of the story.

After a weird Wednesday off day, the Twins remained at home to host Cleveland in a matchup of the streaking Jose Berrios and J.C. (not Adalberto) Mejia.

Thanks to the starting pitching matchup, the Twins are actually favored to win this one over at Wynnbet at -200.

Enjoy the game!

Today's Lineups

Cesar Hernandez - 2B Luis Arraez - LF
Amed Rosario - SS Josh Donaldson - 3B
Jose Ramirez - 3B Trevor Larnach - RF
Eddie Rosario - LF Nelson Cruz - DH
Bobby Bradley - DH Max Kepler - CF
Harold Ramirez - RF Jorge Polanco - 2B
Josh Naylor - 1B Alex Kirilloff - 1B
Bradley Zimmer - CF Ben Rortvedt - C
Austin Hedges - C Andrelton Simmons - SS
J.C. Mejia - RHP Jose Berrios - RHP