Detroit Tigers (9-23) vs. Minnesota Twins (11-19)
When: 7:10 p.m. Friday.
Where: Comerica Park.
TV: Bally Sports Detroit.
Radio: 97.1 FM in Detroit (Tigers radio affiliates).
How to bet: Place legal, online bets at BetMGM Sportsbook.
Starting pitchers: Tigers LHP Tarik Skubal (0-4, 6.14 ERA) vs. Twins RHP Matt Shoemaker (1-3, 7.83 ERA).
Games notes: Game one of a three-game set between the two American League teams with the fewest wins. Friday’s game also starts a nine-game homestand for the Tigers. Tarik Skubal takes the bump for Detroit; he has struggled with the long ball, giving up eight home runs in 22 innings. … Minnesota starter Matt Shoemaker hasn’t been much better for a disappointing Twins team coming off an extra-inning affair to end its home series with the Texas Rangers. Shoemaker has yielded seven homers in 23 innings and has struck out just 14 batters.
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