Scheduled for June 15, 2024, at the Target Field and beginning at 2:10 PM, the Oakland Athletics will take on the Minnesota Twins under expected light rain conditions. Joey Estes, who has an ERA of 4.781, will be the starting pitcher for the Athletics, while Bailey Ober, with a slightly higher ERA of 5.130, will take the mound for the Twins. Taking a closer look at the standings within the American League, the Athletics find themselves in 14th place in the AL West with a record of 26-45, translating to a 0.37 winning percentage. Their record within the division is 6-14, placed at the bottom 5th position. The Athletics have struggled recently, winning just 2 of their last 10 games and are currently on a six-game losing streak. Their home record stands at 15-20 while their away games record is less favorable at 11-25, with a better performance during daytime games where they’ve won 14 out of 26. The team has scored a total of 252 runs and conceded 338. Meanwhile, the Minnesota Twins are placed 6th in the AL Central Division with a more favorable record of 37-32, reflecting a 0.54 winning percentage. They rank 3rd within their division, having won 15 out of 26 games against division rivals. The Twins have won half of their last ten games and currently hold a two-game winning streak. They show a balanced home (19-14) and away (18-18) record. The Twins slightly edge out during daytime games with 20 victories and have totaled 314 runs while letting in 304. Both teams are looking to capitalize on this matchup as they progress through the season.