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Game 153: Angels at Twins

Dylan Bundy takes the ball on Rocco’s birthday and the Twins go for a series win

Minnesota Twins v Kansas City Royals Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images

First Pitch: 1:10 p.m.

Weather: Mostly sunny, 68°

TV: Bally Sports North

Radio: Treasure Island Baseball Network

Yesterday: Twins 8, Angels 4 — RECAP

Today the Twins will wrap up their season series with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and have a chance to win this three-game set. Dylan Bundy will start for the home nine (ten?) against lefty José Suarez. As James would say, 2022 digits:

Starting Pitcher Matchup

2022 Stats Suarez Bundy
2022 Stats Suarez Bundy
IP 96.1 131.2
ERA 4.11 4.78
FIP 4.10 4.59
K% 22.0% 16.0%
BB% 7.7% 4.7%
CSW% 27.1% 27.1%
fWAR 1.3 0.8
Tempo - Empty (secs) 22.4 15.8
Tempo - Runners On (secs) 25.6 22.4
Data from FanGraphs and Statcast

The Angels will line up this way on Sunday:

Minnesota counters as follows:

Typically, with this type of starting pitching matchup and today’s weather, I would probably forecast a high-scoring affair. But, neither team is exactly running out a deep and threatening lineup. So, maybe this is one of those unstoppable-force meets immovable-object kind of standoffs. We’ll see! I hope you can join us in the comments! Go Twins!