Rockies vs. Twins MLB Preview (6/10/24): Starting Lineups, Player Stats, & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on June 10, 2024
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Rockies vs. Twins Preview

The Colorado Rockies are set to play against the Minnesota Twins on June 10, at Target Field in Minneapolis. The game starts at 7:40 PM and will be aired on BSN. The Twins enter as favorites with a money line of -226, while the Rockies are at +189. The forecast predicts clear skies with a high of 74°F. Get the latest Rockies vs. Twins odds, lineups, stats, and injuries.

Rockies vs. Twins pregame odds June 10th

With the moneyline heavily leaning towards the Twins across multiple Ohio sportsbooks, the implied win probability is high for Minnesota. The over/under for the game is set at 8.0 runs, indicating expectations of a moderate scoring game. Here’s a look at the specific MLB odds for game one of this three-game series:

  • Bet365: Twins -230, over/under 8.0
  • BetMGM: Twins -230, over/under 8.0
  • FanDuel: Twins -235, over/under 8.0
  • BetMGM: Twins -225, over/under 8.0

Odds are subject to change for Rockies vs. Twins

Rockies vs. Twins projected starting lineups

Rockies starting lineup

  1. DH Charlie Blackmon (L)
  2. SS Ezequiel Tovar (R)
  3. 3B Ryan McMahon (L)
  4. C Elias Díaz (R)
  5. 1B Elehuris Montero (R)
  6. CF Brenton Doyle (R)
  7. LF Jake Cave (L)
  8. 2B Adael Amador (S)
  9. RF Michael Toglia (S)

Twins starting lineup

  1. LF Trevor Larnach (L)
  2. SS Carlos Correa (R)
  3. DH Jose Miranda (R)
  4. RF Max Kepler (L)
  5. 3B Royce Lewis (R)
  6. C Ryan Jeffers (R)
  7. CF Byron Buxton (R)
  8. 1B Carlos Santana (S)
  9. 2B Willi Castro (S)

Rockies vs. Twins probable starters today

(COL) Dakota Hudson (R)2-75.251.5212.211.5
(MIN) Chris Paddack (R)4-35.261.4220.84.8

Rockies vs. Twins injuries

Rockies: Daniel Bard (RP) out for the season with forearm surgery. Kris Bryant (1B) expected to return mid-June from rib contusion. Germán Márquez (SP), Antonio Senzatela (SP), and Kyle Freeland (SP) out with elbow injuries, impacting Rockies’ pitching depth.

Twins: Anthony DeSclafani (SP) will miss 2024 season due to elbow surgery. Zack Weiss (RP) and Justin Topa (RP) on 60-day IL with shoulder and knee injuries, respectively. Daniel Duarte (RP) out for the season with an elbow injury. Brock Stewart (RP) on 15-day IL with shoulder tendonitis.

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Colorado Rockies Season Overview

Entering the Rockies vs. Twins MLB matchup, the Colorado Rockies are positioned at the bottom of the NL West Division with a 23-42 record. Their performance this season highlights struggles, especially with a team ERA of 5.33, ranking them poorly in pitching across the league. However, the Rockies are still capable of pulling off upsets on a nightly basis, but away from Coors, the bats tend to struggle.

  • Runs per game: 4.1
  • Team average: .246
  • Team home runs: 53
  • Team Stolen bases: 40
  • Team ERA: 5.33
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 423

Minnesota Twins Season Overview

The Minnesota Twins, heading into the game at Target Field in Minneapolis with a 34-31 record, stand third in the AL Central Division. Their recent victory over the Pirates, featuring an impressive 11 runs, indicates their potential for offensive upside. The Twins have managed a more favorable season performance with a team ERA of 4.25, reflecting better pitching compared to the Rockies.

  • Runs per game: 4.3
  • Team average: .230
  • Team home runs: 69
  • Team Stolen bases: 34
  • Team ERA: 4.25
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 582

Player Stats for Rockies vs. Twins

The Rockies vs. Twins MLB game at Target Field, Minneapolis, showcases key players like Ezequiel Tovar and Ryan Jeffers, whose recent performances could influence the game’s outcome. Tovar’s recent two-home run game and Jeffers leading the Twins in home runs and RBIs highlight their impact. The Rockies’ challenge with key pitchers on the IL and the Twins’ bullpen absences add intrigue for bettors and fans.

Rockies Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

Elias Díaz and Ryan McMahon are pivotal for the Colorado Rockies, with Díaz leading in batting average and McMahon in home runs and RBIs. Ezequiel Tovar’s recent surge could be critical against the Twins.

  • AVG Leader: Elias Díaz .305
  • HR Leader: Ryan McMahon 10
  • RBI Leader: Ryan McMahon 34
  • Runs Leader: Brenton Doyle 39
  • SB Leader: Brenton Doyle 17

Twins Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

For the Minnesota Twins, Ryan Jeffers stands out with the team’s highest home runs and RBIs, while Willi Castro leads in batting average, runs, and stolen bases. Their performance could be decisive in the upcoming game against the Rockies.

  • AVG Leader: Willi Castro .250
  • HR Leader: Ryan Jeffers 12
  • RBI Leader: Ryan Jeffers 36
  • Runs Leader: Willi Castro 32
  • SB Leader: Willi Castro 7
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