Cruz missed the 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals Sunday and will sit another game due to knee soreness. This season, appearing in 51 games, Curz is slashing .280/.355/.503 with 10 home runs, slotting in at designated hitter almost exclusively.
Josh Donaldson will take over DH for Tuesday’s matchup, batting second. The 11-year veteran is in his second season with the team, appearing in 46 games. Donaldson is hitting .252 with a .353 OBP and seven home runs. In his first season with the team, he played 28 games, batting .222 with six home runs.
He is priced at $3,500 on FanDuel.
The Twins will face Jordan Montgomery, who will make his 12th start of the season. Montgomery has a 3-1 record with a 3.92 ERA and a 24.4% K rate. Collectively, the team is hitting .241, which is the 10th best in the league, with a 23.6% K rate. They are a -108 home Moneyline favorite on FanDuel Sportsbook in a game with a 9.5-run total.
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