Three-game series at Target Field
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Mets update: After winning 101 games last year, the Mets (64-75) are fourth in the NL East and already eliminated from the playoff race. … They have won 11 of their past 13 games with the Twins. … Senga, a rookie, is third in the NL in ERA. The 30-year-old signed a five-year, $75 million contract after pitching 11 seasons in Japan. … Megill is the brother of former Twins reliever Trevor Megill. … 1B Pete Alonso leads the team with 42 HR and 102 RBI. … 2B Jeff McNeil led MLB with a .326 average last season and got a four-year, $50 million contract. He’s hitting .266 this season.
Twins update: The AL Central leaders (73-67) open a six-game homestand. … 3B Royce Lewis, who is hitting .316, has driven in 19 runs in his past 10 games. … 1B Alex Kirilloff, on the injured list since July 30 because of a strained shoulder, was scheduled to continue his rehab assignment with the Saints on Thursday in Louisville. He could be activated this weekend. … The Twins are sixth in MLB in HRs (199) but strike out an average of 10.26 times per game, on pace for a major-league record for the season.
Source: Yahoo Sports