Orioles

Orioles

Tonight's Game:

Baltimore Orioles (58-42) vs. Minnesota Twins (37-63), Target Field, Minneapolis, 7:10 p.m.

Starting pitchers:

Ubaldo Jimenez (5-9, 7.38) vs. Kyle Gibson (3-6, 4.67)

Keys to the Game:

— Can Jimenez, who hasn't pitched since July 8 due to paternity leave, give the Orioles an effective start? 

— Can the Orioles, who remain in first place by two games, start hitting again? They scored seven runs in three games against Colorado.

News and Notes:

— Jimenez is 4-1 with a 1.82 ERA in six starts at Target Field. 

— Joe Mauer was 3-for-17 (.176) with a home run off Jimenez. Brian Dozier is 6-for-19 (.316). 

— Gibson is 1-1 with a 3.74 ERA in four starts against the Orioles. 

— Adam Jones is 1-for-11 (.091) against Gibson. 

— This is the makeup for a game that was rained out on May 9. It's the second one-day trip the Orioles have made this season. 

— The Orioles are 5-0 against Minnesota this season. 

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