New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins

Two of top teams in the American League face off as the Minnesota Twins host the AL East division-leading New York Yankees. Can the Twins cut into the Yankees overall lead for the top spot in the American League playoff picture?

How to Watch

Where: Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota

When: Thursday, July 23rd at 8:10 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Twins TV/Radio: Fox Sports North, WCCO 96.3 FM. Yankees TV/Radio: YES, WFAN 101.9FM.

Team Notes

New York Yankees

The Yankees have been savages as of late, winning five of their last six games.

The Yankees have a 99.4% chance to make the postseason and a 14.1% chance to take the World Series.

The Yankees are favored to win the AL title at 17-10 and are just 7-2 to win the 2019 World Series.

Minnesota Twins

The Twins have won 60 games this season and are only four games back for the best overall record in American League, held by the Yankees.

Minnesota has a 97.1% chance to make the postseason and a 10.3% chance to take the World Series.

The Twins are 5-1 to win the American League and 11-1 to win the 2019 World Series title.

Pitcher Notes

New York Yankees: Domingo German (12-2, 3.38 ERA)

Since returning from injury, German has thrown three straight quality starts.

  • In his last start, German went six innings, allowing two earned runs in a 6-2 win over Tampa Bay.
  • The Yanks’ righty has only allowed three runs in his three July starts, as all the runs came from solo homers.
  • German has walked just two batters while striking out 18 in his three July outings.

Minnesota Twins: Kyle Gibson (9-4, 4.02 ERA)

Gibson has been lights out in July, throwing 17.2 innings over three starts and a relief appearance while posting a 3.06 ERA.

  • In his last start, Gibson threw seven innings, striking outs seven hitters and allowing three earned runs.
  • Gibson has struck out 18 batters in 17.2 innings in July.
  • The Twins’ righty has held batters to a .205 average during this month.

Hitter Notes

New York Yankees

The Yankees are steamrolling the competition in July, winning 10 of 15 games. New York has scored 78 runs in those 15 contests.

  • OF Brett Gardner is 5 for 16 against Gibson with a double and triple.
  • C Gary Sanchez is 3 for 8 with two solo homers in his career against Gibson.
  • 1B Edwin Encarnacion is 10 for 33 versus the Twins’ righty with four homers and 11 RBI.

Minnesota Twins

Minnesota has slowed down a bit in July, going 6-8 in the month. The offense has scored 68 runs, behind 24 homers, in the 14 games.

  • UTIL Marwin Gonzalez is 4 for 9 versus German, with one double and one RBI.
  • DH Nelson Cruz is 1 for 6 against the Yankees’ starter with a solo homer.
  • OF Max Kepler is 0 for 5 in his career against the righty with two strikeouts.

Roster Notes

New York Yankees

  • Manager Aaron Boone admitted that OF Giancarlo Stanton has not started baseball activities and might not be back for another three to four weeks.
  • OF Cameron Maybin has a strained calf muscle and could be out into late August.
  • SP Luis Severino has not had any setbacks from his throwing program.

Minnesota Twins

  • C Willians Astudillo is on the 10-day IL with a strained oblique.
  • OF Byron Buxton has a concussion and is on the 7-day IL.
  • OF LaMonte Wade Jr. has a dislocated thumb and is recovering on the 10-day IL.

Game Odds Yankees vs Twins

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the Yankees vs Twins on playMGM and DraftKings. For more MLB odds and other sporting events, visit 888Sport and BetStars. Good luck!

Moneyline

Sportsbook Yankees Twins Link
playMGM -113 +103
DraftKings -120 +106

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Total Runs

Sportsbook  Over 11   Under 11  Link
playMGM EV -120

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Run Line

Sportsbook Yankees -1.5 Twins +1.5 Link
playMGM +125 -150

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