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Twins at White Sox Predictions and Preview for 6/30/2021

The Minnesota Twins visit the Chicago White Sox on 6/30/2021 at 8:10PM.

The Twins and the White Sox face off in an regular season game. The Twins have a record of 33-44 this season. The White Sox are 46-32 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Minnesota Twins

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Bailey Ober is 0-0 this season with an ERA of 4.64 in 21.1 innings pitched across 5 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.31 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.282. Bailey Ober’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 91.8 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 79.7 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 73.6 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 84.5 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Bailey Ober has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 28.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 28.3%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 19.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 30.6%

Nelson Cruz

Nelson Cruz has hit 17 Home Runs, drove in 43 runs, and sports a .303 batting average this season. He also has scored 36 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .940 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Nelson Cruz would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.1% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 19.3% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Nelson Cruz put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 38.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 36.5%


Josh Donaldson

Josh Donaldson has hit 12 Home Runs, drove in 32 runs, and sports a .251 batting average this season. He also has scored 34 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 12.7% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 18.9% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Josh Donaldson put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 42.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 37.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.9%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 44.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 39.8%


Trevor Larnach

Trevor Larnach has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 13 runs, and sports a .252 batting average this season. He also has scored 19 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 11.3% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.1%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Trevor Larnach put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 38.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 54.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 33.0%


Nick Gordon

Nick Gordon has hit 1 Home Runs, drove in 2 runs, and sports a .333 batting average this season. He also has scored 5 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 2.2%. He has a K Rate of 19.6% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Nick Gordon put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 55.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 25.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 11.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 36.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 52.8%


Luis Arraez

Luis Arraez has hit 1 Home Runs, drove in 21 runs, and sports a .290 batting average this season. He also has scored 28 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.6% walk rate. He avoids strikeouts quite well, he is FAR better than your average hitter. If he is getting an out, he made contact to get there. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Luis Arraez put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 28.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 27.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 9.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 60.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 30.5%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Chicago White Sox

Dylan Cease is 6-3 this season with an ERA of 3.81 in 75.2 innings pitched across 15 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.31 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.229. Dylan Cease’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 96.1 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 85.5 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 79.5 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 78.5 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Dylan Cease has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 34.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 42.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.7%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 20.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 52.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 27.0%

Gavin Sheets

Gavin Sheets has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 2 runs, and sports a .500 batting average this season. He also has scored 1 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He is in the upper echelon of hitters with a 1.250 OPS. Gavin Sheets would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 0.0%. He has a K Rate of 25.0% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. Getting on base is not an issue for Gavin Sheets this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Gavin Sheets put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 66.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 33.3%


Dylan Cease

Dylan Cease has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 0 runs, and sports a .500 batting average this season. He also has scored 1 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He is in the upper echelon of hitters with a 1.167 OPS. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 0.0%. He has a K Rate of 16.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. Getting on base is not an issue for Dylan Cease this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Dylan Cease put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 40.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 40.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 60.0%


Yasmani Grandal

Yasmani Grandal has hit 12 Home Runs, drove in 31 runs, and sports a .180 batting average this season. He also has scored 38 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Yasmani Grandal would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is very well known for his ability to draw walks with a 25.5% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 26.0%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Yasmani Grandal put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 15.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 9.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 51.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 38.7%


Yoan Moncada

Yoan Moncada has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 35 runs, and sports a .275 batting average this season. He also has scored 32 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 16.2% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 26.4%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. Getting on base is not an issue for Yoan Moncada this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Yoan Moncada put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 42.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 28.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 29.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 49.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 34.9%


Brian Goodwin

Brian Goodwin has hit 1 Home Runs, drove in 6 runs, and sports a .245 batting average this season. He also has scored 10 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 12.3% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.1%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Brian Goodwin put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 45.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 27.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 27.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 11.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 38.2%


Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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