According to ESPN Park Factor, Globe Life Park in Arlington creates more runs than any other stadium in baseball. When two gas can pitchers get together in one of the league’s friendlier-hitting ballparks, the potential for fireworks is certainly at an all-time high. 


That’s exactly what we have in Texas Friday night, with Stephen Gonsalves (0-2, 11.37 ERA/3.00 WHIP in two career MLB starts) going for the Twins and Drew Hutchison (8.83 ERA/2.02 WHIP in four starts) for the Rangers. Each of these guys shouldn’t be on any team's major league roster, but due to injuries, trades and all sorts of mishaps, there are hitters already lining up to step in the batter’s box hours before the game starts.

The Rangers come into Friday night’s game with the third-fewest runs (30) in MLB over the last 14 days, but it should be noted that they faced the Dodgers, Giants, and A’s- three of the leagues better pitching staffs and/or bullpens. It’s also worth noting that the Twins have allowed the third-most runs over the last 14 days. Now, how do you them apples?


The Twins find themselves in an amazing position against Rangers pitching, who have been absolutely brutal as a unit all season. Hutchison’s struggles were documented above, but the Rangers bullpen has been even worse. The trades, injuries and miscellaneous events have really hurt this unit more so than any other in the league, as they continuously have to plug those holes with inexperienced pitchers on a weekly basis.


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