The Minnesota Twins (32-27) start a four-game series at Target Field tonight against the Seattle Mariners (31-33). Pregame Show comes your way at 6:30pm, and First Pitch scheduled for 7:10pm. Minnesota Twins Baseball, All Season Long, on 910 AM KCJB!!:):)!!
Game #2.....Tuesday, 6/13.....Mariners at Twins.....6:30pm / 7:10pm
Game #3.....Wednesday, 6/14.....Mariners at Twins.....6:30pm / 7:10pm
Game #4.....Thursday, 6/15.....Mariners at Twins.....11:30am / 12:10pm
The Twins will start left-hander Adalberto Mejía , while the Mariners will start right-hander Yovani Gallardo.
Things to know about this game By Josh Horton / MLB.com
• Nelson Cruz clubbed a 111.3 mph double in Sunday's 4-0 loss to the Blue Jays. While that kind of exit velocity may mark a career-high for the majority of Major League Baseball, it was already Cruz's 21st batted ball of at least 110 mph, the fourth-highest total in baseball behind Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and Manny Machado. Cruz ranked third last year for the most 110 mph-plus batted balls, with 44.
• Swinging at the first pitch has yielded positive results against Mejia. Opposing batters have a .421 average with a 1.263 OPS on him in that situation.
• In 24 career plate appearances against Gallardo, Twins first baseman Joe Mauer is hitting .421 with an on-base percentage of .500.