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Twins vs. Yankees Series Preview

by Chase Miller

The next 14 games for the Minnesota Twins are against AL East teams and it starts tonight against the New York Yankees at Target Field. The Twins come off a 4 game series split with the Royals while the Yankees are on a 5 game losing streak.

Game one starts tonight at 7:10 p.m.

Scott Diamond (5-7, 5.40 ERA) vs. Andy Pettitte (5-6, 4.22 ERA)

First pitch scheduled for game two tomorrow night at 7:10 p.m.

Samuel Deduno (4-2, 3.32 ERA) vs. Phil Hughes (3-7, 4.82 ERA)

First pitch scheduled for game three of the series on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m.

P.J. Walters (2-4, 6.03 ERA) vs. CC Sabathia (8-6, 4.15 ERA)

First pitch scheduled for 1:10 p.m. on Thursday.

Kyle Gibson (1-0, 3.00 ERA) vs. Ivan Nova (2-2, 4.63 ERA)

Stat Line: 10 of the next 14 games for the Twins are on the road including a 4 game series with the Tampa Bay Rays, 3 with Toronto Blue Jays and 3 with the New York Yankees.

The Twins are 15-23 on the road and hold a 6-7 record against AL East teams this season.

Prediction: Twins and Yankees split the 4 game series at Target Field and Kyle Gibson earns his second career win for the Twins.