Texas Rangers vs. Minnesota Twins: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 25, 2024

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May 25, 2024 6:13 AM
The Minnesota Twins, currently leading the series 1-0, host the Texas Rangers at Target Field on Saturday, May 25th at 2:10 PM. The Twins, with a 27-23 overall record and 12-11 home record, look to build on their momentum against the Rangers, who are 24-28 overall and 12-15 on the road. This matchup is shaping up to be an exciting one, with the Twins aiming to extend their series lead.
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Rangers vs Twins starting pitchers

  • Chris Paddack for Minnesota Twins
  • Michael Lorenzen for Texas Rangers

Rangers vs Twins statistics

Stat Rangers Twins
Hits 432 (9th) 391 (23rd)
Batting Average .243 (14th) .233 (19th)
Runs Batted In 220 (11th) 206 (Tied-15th)
Runs 230 (11th) 223 (Tied-14th)
Home Runs 55 (Tied-12th) 55 (Tied-12th)
Walks 172 (Tied-7th) 143 (26th)
Stolen Bases 21 (Tied-28th) 28 (Tied-18th)
Strikeouts 404 (19th) 437 (13th)
Pitches 7473 (16th) 7206 (25th)

Minnesota Twins recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/24/24 vs Texas Rangers W 3-2
5/22/24 @ Washington Nationals W 3-2
5/21/24 @ Washington Nationals W 10-0
5/20/24 @ Washington Nationals L 12-3
5/19/24 @ Cleveland Guardians L 5-2

Texas Rangers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/24/24 @ Minnesota Twins L 3-2
5/23/24 @ Philadelphia Phillies L 5-2
5/22/24 @ Philadelphia Phillies L 11-4
5/21/24 @ Philadelphia Phillies L 5-2
5/19/24 vs Los Angeles Angels L 4-1

Rangers vs Twins predictions

As the Texas Rangers take the field, I'm expecting a big game from Adolis Garcia, who's been Tear-ing up the league with his 12 home runs and 36 RBIs. He's been seeing the ball well lately, and I think he'll add to those numbers tonight. Meanwhile, Evan Carter has been a sparkplug for the Rangers, with his speed and agility making him a threat on the basepaths. I think he'll get on base a couple of times and make something happen. And with Michael Lorenzen taking the mound, I think the Rangers' pitchers will be able to keep the Twins' hitters in check.

On the other side, the Minnesota Twins are looking to capitalize on their current momentum. Byron Buxton has been a force to be reckoned with, and I think he'll come through with a big hit or two tonight. Carlos Correa has been consistent all season, and I expect him to continue that trend with a couple of hits and a run scored. And with Chris Paddack on the mound, I think the Twins will be able to limit the Rangers' scoring opportunities. Will Castro has been a bright spot for the Twins, and I think he'll come through with a clutch hit in a big spot.

Overall, I think this game is going to be a tight, low-scoring affair. The Twins have been playing some great baseball lately, and I think they'll come out on top tonight. With their strong pitching and timely hitting, I think they'll take this one 4-2. The Rangers will give it a good effort, but in the end, the Twins' momentum will carry them to victory.

Minnesota Twins injuries

  • Brock Stewart (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Gabriel Gonzalez (RF): Day-To-Day
  • Zack Weiss (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Jeff Brigham (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Josh Winder (RP): 60-Day-IL

Texas Rangers injuries

  • Josh Sborz (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Luis Mieses (OF): Day-To-Day
  • Nathan Eovaldi (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Wyatt Langford (LF): 10-Day-IL
  • Blake Taylor (RP): Day-To-Day

Rangers vs Twins game info

Venue Target Field
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
First pitch Sat 2:10 PM
Temperature 66°
Chance of Rain 0%

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