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Twins vs. Tigers Series Preview

by Chase Miller

(Tigers vs. Twins on Opening Day 2013) Photo courtesy: Chase Miller

The Twins start up a three-game series tonight with the Detroit Tigers at Target Field as Scott Diamond takes the mound for the Twins against Rick Porcello of the Tigers. First pitch scheduled for 7:10 p.m.

Game two features a pair of right-handers as Samuel Deduno pitches against Anibal Sanchez of the Tigers. First pitch scheduled for 6:15 p.m.

Game three has P.J. Walters going against Doug Fister for the Tigers. First pitch scheduled for 1:10 p.m.

As the division leading Tigers come into Minnesota this is the perfect time for the Twins to make their mark on the AL Central as 13 of the next 15 games for the Twins are against division rivals.

Stat Line: The Twins are 9-15 against the AL Central this season.