Twins at Royals 9/27/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
The Twins are looking to lock down the division crown as soon as they can. However, the Indians are a team that has decided to make it as difficult as they can. The thing that the Twins are going to have going for them is the fact that the Twins are playing against the Royal. The Royals are a team that will be looking to have the season end soon, but also are thankful they play in the same division as the Tigers. They are thankful for that because it means they are not going to finish in last place in the division this season.
Jorge Soler is the power hitter for the Twins with 45 homers and 112 runners brought home. Whit Merrifield has managed to hit at a clip of .301 on the year for the Royals. Nelson Cruz has managed to hit at a clip of .305 for the Twins with 40 homers. Eddie Rosario has managed to bring home a total of 108 runners on the year for the Twins.
Jose Berrios is the pitcher the Twins are planning on putting on the mound in this game. Berrios has thrown a total of 194.1 innings on the year with 186 strikeouts, but has walked 49 batters and allowed 188 hits on the year. Berrios has thrown his way to a 13-8 record and a 3.70 ERA.
Eric Skoglund is the starting pitcher the Royals are looking to put on the mound in this game. Skoglund has thrown a total of 18 innings on the year for the Royals with 2 strikeouts, but has walked 8 batters and allowed 21 hits. Skoglund has posted an 0-2 record and a 7.50 ERA on the year.
The Royals have been dominated by the Twins all year and that will continue in this game here as the Royals are unable to really come into this game properly prepared. Look for the Twins to also push hard in this game to avoid the close wild card action and that allows the Twins to bring home a strong win in this game. Final Score, Minnesota Twins win 9-1.