The Twins and the Royals are both thankful that they are in the AL Central as this is the division that they are able to stay competitive in on the year so far. However, the Twins are playing quite a bit better than the Royals on the year so far and that is going to make the difference here. The Royals, for all intent and purposes, are thankful for the White Sox who cannot find a win on the year.
The Royals on the year have relied on Mike Moustakas for most of the offensive production on the season so far. Moustakas has been able to get a total of 11 homers with 33 runs driven in and surprisingly is hitting at a clip of .277.
With the Twins they are relying on a single player for almost all of the offensive production and that is Eddie Rosario. Rosario is leading the Twins in average at .292 on the year and has been able to hit 9 homers and was able to get 29 runs driven in so far.
Lance Lynn is the pitcher who is going to the mound for the Twins in this game. Lynn has been able to throw in only 44 innings in a total of 9 starts. He has a dismal ERA of 6.34, but has struck out 45 batters with a 2-4 record.
Jakob Junis is the pitcher the Royals will be sending out to the mound. Junis on the season has been able to throw a total of 61.1 innings on the year in 10 starts. He has struck out 55 batters while posting a 5-3 record and has managed to get an ERA that sits at 3.52