On May 16, 2024, an exciting matchup is scheduled as the New York Yankees take on the Minnesota Twins at Target Field beginning at 1:10 PM. The forecast predicts partly cloudy skies.

Clarke Schmidt will be on the pitcher’s mound for the Yankees, entering the game with a commendable 2.953 ERA. Opposing him, Joe Ryan will start for the Twins, sporting a 3.210 ERA.

In the 2024 AL East standings, the Yankees are at the top with a 28-15 record, reflecting a .650 winning percentage. They have split their divisional matchups with 8 wins and 8 losses. The team has been in impressive form recently, winning 8 of their last 10 games and currently riding a two-game winning streak. They have a stronger record on the road (15-9) compared to home games (13-6), and they shine brighter in night games with 16 victories against 12 in day games, totaling 207 runs scored and 149 conceded.

Conversely, the Minnesota Twins sit fifth in the AL Central with a 24-17 record, which translates to a .590 winning percentage. They have a solid 12-7 record within their division, ranking third. Over their previous 10 games, they’ve notched 6 wins but are coming off a recent loss. The Twins are nearly balanced at home (11-9) and on the road (13-8), with an equal split between day and night games, each seeing 12 wins. They scored 196 runs and allowed 173.