Cleveland Guardians Probable Pitcher and Starting Lineup vs Minnesota Twins May 17

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Who is the Cleveland Guardians probable starting pitcher?

The Cleveland Guardians will have Triston McKenzie start the first game of their series with the Minnesota Twins. McKenzie has allowed two runs or fewer in his last five starts and six of his previous seven.

The 26-year-old McKenzie will look to continue this recent streak against an opponent that he has dominated in the past. Holding the Twins to a .175/.252/.361 slash line in 97 at-bats, Minnesota has just 17 hits against McKenzie in previous meetings. The only Twins hitter with a respectable track record when facing McKenzie is Carlos Correa's 5-14 with two home runs. Meanwhile, Willie Castro (1-14, 10 strikeouts), Ryan Jeffers (3-14, five strikeouts), Max Kepler (2-19, three strikeouts), and Carlos Santana (0-10) have all struggled.

Who will the Cleveland Guardians lineup face?

Minnesota will counter with Simeon Woods Richardson on Friday. Woods Richardson is looking for a better start this time out, as he gave up five runs on eight hits in 4.1 innings of work against the Toronto Blue Jays, ending his streak of no more than two runs allowed in a start to begin the season. This will be the first time that the Guardians will face Woods Richardson.

Who is starting for the Cleveland Guardians today?

CF Tyler Freeman, 2B Andres Gimenez, 3B Jose Ramirez, 1B Josh Naylor, DH David Fry, LF Will Brennan, RF Ramon Laureano, C Bo Naylor, SS Gabriel Arias

What channel is the Cleveland Guardians game on?

Friday's contest between the Cleveland Guardians and Minnesota Twins can be found exclusively on Apple TV+.

Where can I stream the Cleveland Guardians game?

The game can be streamed on Apple TV+.

How do I listen to the Cleveland Guardians game on the radio?

The in market radio broadcast of today's game will be on 100.7 FM WMMS and AM 1100 WTAM. Today's radio broadcast can also be streamed through the MLB app for out of market fans or those without access to a radio.