Hey, all. Pretty busy today as I'm guessing you are as well. The Odoreater is up against the Zimm dog, pitching better after a recent IL stint, though he's still afflicted with being on the Tigers. Hoping for a fun-filled donger fest today!
Zimmerman vs. Gibson. Both have mostly been gascans this season, so I'm expecting a scoreless tie that gets broken by Zach Granite's first major league home run in the bottom of 12th inning.
For real, though, while I don't want the front office to sell the future to beef up the rotation, it's getting a little irritating to see Gibson's name penciled in every five games.
Halfway through a six game road trip, the Twins take their first trip of the year to Motown. Finally stringing together 2 road wins for the first time this year (hell, two wins in a row anywhere this is relatively impressive), they look to keep the momentum going against a Tigers team that's also no great shakes. Of course, they swept the Twins in Minnesota a couple weeks back, so I should probably stop flapping my gums.
Making it 3 in a row will be no easy task as the Twins will have to go through Jordan Zimmerman to do it. Other than some tough assignments against Hamels and Scherzer, Zimmerman has been outstanding this year. Twins will send out Berrios, who can hopefully put together a few more pieces at the major league level.