The Boston Red Sox are riding high after their 3-game sweep over their rival the New York Yankees and aim to climb up in the table in the AL East when they take on the Minnesota Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis on Wednesday June 21st. Minnesota boasts one of MLB’s 8th-ranked home run offenses with 94 home runs this season – an important opponent.
This game marks the third game of a four-game series between them and Boston holds a 2-0 edge in their series as they have won the first two games, 9-3 in the first game on Monday and 10-4 in their last game on Tuesday.
On Tuesday night, the Boston Red Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 10-4 thanks to late addition Christian Arroyo, who had a career-high 5 hits and 4 RBI. Kutter Crawford also pitched 5 perfect innings. The scoring was started by single homers by Adam Duvall and Arroyo in the 4th, then a two-run drive by Masataka Yoshida in the 8th inning. For Boston, which has outscored opposition 50-18 over the course of a six-game winning streak, Arroyo additionally hit a 3 run double in the course of a 5 run seventh.
The victory extended the Boston Red Sox’s winning streak to six games and put them a game behind the Houston Astros for the last spot in the American League playoffs. Garrett Whitlock (4-2) will pitch this contest, boasting an ERA of 4.38, a WHIP of 1.23 and 33 strikeouts in seven outings this year.
As for the Twins, Sonny Gray will take to the mound in this game for them. Gray carries a 2.25 earned run average, a 1.26 WHIP and 79 strikeouts across 14 starts this year.
Although their starting staff has struggled of late, the Twins still have much to be thankful for. Their lineup features talented players such as Carlos Correa and Byron Buxton who are currently both leading their offense.
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Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins Game Information
- Date: 06/21/2023
- Time: 08:05 PM ET
- Location: Target Field.
- How to Watch Red Sox vs Twins: MLB.TV
- Live Stream: MLB.TV