Home and Away: Predicting Yankees-Twins Game 3

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It’s win or go home for the Twins. Jake Odorizzi takes the mound and Minnesota should feel confident with him there. He’s been very good at home, though even better away. It’s the Twins first game back home and they will most certainly make a game of it. They often looked overwhelmed in the Bronx. That won’t be the case tonight.

This is how they stack up.

  • Home: 46-35; Away: 55-26
  • Starting pitcher: Jake Odorizzi Home 7-3; Away 8-4
  • Starting Pitcher ERA/WHIP: Home 3.42/1.25; Away 3.62/1.17
  • Closer: Taylor Rogers Home 13 SV; 16 SVO; WHIP 1.00; 3.71 ERA/ Away 17 SV; 20 SVO; WHIP 1.0; 1.54 ERA
  • Team Hitting: wOBA .347; wRC+ 116; Avg .270
  • Best Hitter: Nelson Cruz Home wOBA .413; wRC+ 160; Avg 304/ Away wOBA.423; wRC+ 168; Avg .319
  • Pitcher vs. Best Hitter (Career): Jake Odorizzi vs DJ LeMahieu Avg .200; 5 AB; 1 R; 1 H; 1 BB; 1 SO; OPS .533
  • Misc: Team WAR 45.0;

Luis Severino has been out injured for most of the season. It’s difficult to gauge how he’ll perform on the mound. In his two appearances, he’s shown flashes of his dominant self as well as signs of rust. This game is up for grabs.

This is how they stack up.

  • Home: 57-24; Away: 46-35
  • Starting pitcher: Luis Severino Home 1-0; Away 0-1
  • Starting Pitcher ERA/WHIP: Home 0.00/0.78; Away 6.00/1.67
  • Closer: Aroldis Chapman Home 23 SV; 24 SVO; WHIP 0.98; 2.35 ERA/ Away 14 SV; 18 SVO; WHIP 1.25; 2.05 ERA
  • Team Hitting: wOBA .346; wRC+ 117; Avg .267
  • Best Hitter: DJ LeMahieu Home wOBA .406; wRC+ 157; Avg .338/ Away wOBA .346; wRC+ 116; Avg .318
  • Pitcher vs. Best Hitter (Career): Luis Severino vs Nelson Cruz Avg .500; 8 AB; 2 R; 4 H; 0 RBI; 1 SO; 1.181 OPS
  • Misc: Team WAR 57.5;

Staff pick: Minnesota Twins
Vitamin Cee’s pick: TBD

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