Detroit (1st - AL Central) at Minnesota (5th - AL Central)

Matchup Details
Wed, Sep 17 - Target Field
First Pitch - 8:10 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Detroit 84-67-1.6241-3343-3480-6673-784.26
Minnesota 64-87-9.2531-4333-4480-6676-75-12.42
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Detroit
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
3BN. Castellanos
Ques Wed
Foot
09/17/14
Castellanos has a foot injury and is questionable to play Wednesday against the Twins.0-0
$+0
0-0
CA. Avila
Doub Wed
Head
09/17/14
Avila is dealing with dizziness and has missed the last two games. He is not expected to return Wednesday against the Twins.1-1
$-25
1-1
SPA. Sanchez
15-day DL
Pectoral
09/10/14
Sanchez is on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right pectoralis. He has started a throwing program however there is no timetable for his return.21-17
$+156
22-15
RPD. VerHagen
out for season
Spine
09/02/14
VerHagen is on the 60-day disabled list due to a stress reaction in his spine.10-5
$+426
9-6
RPL. Putkonen
60-day DL
Elbow
08/28/14
Putkonen is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from elbow inflammation. He has begun a rehab assessment and is hopeful to return before the end of the season.75-61
$-293
74-58
LFA. Dirks
60-day DL
Back
08/20/14
Dirks is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from back surgery. He suffered a hamstring strain while on a rehab assignment and there is no timetable for his return.84-67
$-162
80-66
RPJ. Hanrahan
60-day DL
Elbow
07/22/14
Hanrahan is on the 60-day disabled list as he continues to recover from May 2013 Tommy John surgery. He suffered a setback during his rehab and is not expected to pitch this season.70-58
$-273
70-55
SSJ. Iglesias
out for season
Leg
06/04/14
Iglesias is on the 60-day disabled list with stress fractures in both legs. He will miss the entire 2014 season.84-67
$-162
80-66
RPB. Rondon
out for season
Elbow
04/08/14
Rondon is on the 60-day disabled list following Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL. He will miss the 2014 season.84-67
$-162
80-66
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SSE. Escobar
Ques Wed
Shoulder
09/17/14
Escobar was forced to leave Tuesday's game with a shoulder injury and is questionable to play Wednesday against the Tigers.0-0
$+0
0-0
RPG. Perkins
day-to-day
Neck
09/17/14
Perkins is dealing with a stiff neck and is expected to be rested for the next few games.0-0
$+0
0-0
RFO. Arcia
Doub Wed
Back
09/17/14
Arcia missed Tuesday's game due to a back injury and is not expected to play Wednesday against the Tigers.1-0
$+115
0-1
SPT. Milone
Out indefinitely
Neck
09/14/14
Milone has suffered a neck injury but the team expects him to return before the end of the season.2-1
$+132
2-1
SPM. Pelfrey
out for season
Elbow
08/21/14
Pelfrey is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from surgery on his right elbow and will miss the remainder of the season.52-73
$-1143
60-61
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Detroit Tigers take another shot at distancing themselves in the division when they visit the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday for the rubber match of their three-game series. The first two contests have been wild affairs, with Detroit squandering a six-run lead before hitting back-to-back homers in the ninth inning for an 8-6 triumph in the opener.

 
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