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The Toronto Blue Jays take to the field at Rogers Centre to battle the Minnesota Twins on Monday. In the last match-up for the Toronto Blue Jays, they played the Baltimore Orioles and the final score was 5-4. Over the Toronto Blue Jays's last 10 games, they have managed to put up 4 wins and 6 losses. They've only managed 5.1 runs per game while allowing an average of 5.6 runs. This is an exciting match-up as the Minnesota Twins try to get a win at Rogers Centre.
Luis Santos will get the start in this one. He has been bad this season with a 0-0 record and 7.88 ERA over 5 appearances. He is 0-1 with a 1.82 ERA and 2 strikeouts in his last 2 appearances facing the Minnesota Twins. Joe Mauer has gone 1 for 1 against him. Eddie Rosario is 0 for 1 with 0 strikeouts and 0 walks in his career facing Luis Santos. Brian Dozier has 0 hits and 0 strikeout in 1 at-bat. Eduardo Escobar has gone 0 for 1 against him. Jorge Polanco is 0 for 1 with 0 strikeouts and 0 walks in his career facing Luis Santos. Max Kepler has accumulated 0 hits in 1 at-bat. Robbie Grossman has 0 hits and 1 strikeout in 1 at-bat.
Adalberto Mejia will toe the rubber for the Minnesota Twins in this one. He has been miserable this season with a 0-0 record and 9 ERA over 1 appearances. Mejia has been not good in his last 3 innings against the Toronto Blue Jays posting a 0-1 record with a 4.62 ERA. Justin Smoak, Teoscar Hernandez, Kendrys Morales have combined to go 2 for 7 when taking on Adalberto Mejia.
The Toronto Blue Jays have been undistinguished at home, posting a 26-25 record. The Minnesota Twins have been substandard when playing on the road with a 15-30 record. The Toronto Blue Jays have gone 12-7 when playing AL-Central opponents this season. The Minnesota Twins have gone 22-21 when playing AL-East opponents this season. The Minnesota Twins have gone 19-20 taking on a team with a record below .500.
Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
Location: Toronto, Rogers Centre
This is going to be a great series and it starts Monday. Playing on the road is always tough, but we like the chances that the Minnesota Twins have with this match-up. We would recommend taking the Minnesota Twins in this game. We are showing a 9.0% edge for this game.
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