What TV channel are the Minnesota Twins on today? How to watch Twins vs. Astros (June 2nd)

  • The Twins are going for a series victory in Houston on Sunday
  • Roku will be streaming the game
  • Here's everything to know
Minnesota Twins v Houston Astros
Minnesota Twins v Houston Astros / Tim Warner/GettyImages

Saturday didn't go the way the Minnesota Twins would have liked, but a series sweep in Houston was a bit of a reach in terms of expectations. Getting a series victory over the Astros, though, is much more realistic and is the position Minnesota is in on Sunday.

The Twins only get one series against the Astros this year, and they can end it with a bang on Sunday and not only take the season series but chalk up their third series victory in a row. That's the sort of momentum the team will need heading into next week, which features a trip to The Bronx and a battle with the New York Yankees.

Based on how things went the first time around, the Twins need to gather as much momentum as they can. That series sweep at the hands of the Yankees set in motion a losing streak that Minnesota needed a week to pull itself out of, and the exclamation point of that would be a win on Sunday in Houston.

Twins vs. Astros probable starting pitchers, June 2

It will be Simeon Woods Richardson (2-0, 2.70 ERA) on the mound for the series finale on Sunday, and he'll have another opportunity to slidify his place in the starting rotation. That already seems to be something he's firmly done, as he's arguably been Minnesota's best pitcher this side of Joe Ryan over the last month and his development has been glorious to watch.

Most fans know his story by now and how Woods Richardson struggled over the last two years to prove he has place in the team's future. He's gone a long way to prove he indeed has a place, and a solid outing against the Astros -- even when they're in a rut -- is going to be an insane confidence booster.

For Houston, Hunter Brown (1-5, 6.39 ERA) is going to try and stand in the way but it's going to be a much mroe favorable matchup for the Twins than Saturday was. While Framber Valdez was roughed up in the ALDS last October he did a solid job shutting the Twins down yesterday to even the season series.

Brown has been getting roughed up all season, though, and the Twins offense has a perfect chance to get a good performance in ahead of a big series in New York next week.

Minnesota Twins lineup today vs. Astros, June 2

Here's what the Twins will be rolling with as they try to get a series victory down in Houston on Sunday afternoon:

  1. Trevor Larnach, LF
  2. Ryan Jeffers, C
  3. Jose Miranda, 3B
  4. Max Kepler, RF
  5. Byron Buxton, CF
  6. Willi Castro, SS
  7. Alex Kirilloff, DH
  8. Carlos Santana, 1B
  9. Edouard Julien, 2B

What time is the Minnesota Twins game today?

First pitch is scheduled for 12:05pm CT down in Houston, which is one of the earliest starts the Twins have had all year. If they're going to try and keep the momentum going into next week, they'll have to battle the narrative that the team can't play well in early games -- something that is fading but can be put to rest in a big way on Sunday.

How to watch Minnesota Twins game today?

Today's game is going to be free for almost everyone to watch, even though it's not airing on national television. It's part of Roku's Sunday Leadoff package of games that are streaming exclusively on the Roku App.

  • Game time: 12:05 pm CT
  • Date: Sunday, June 2, 2024
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Stadium: Minute Maid Park
  • TV Channel: Roku

There are also other streaming options if you can't use Roku or don't have access to Bally Sports North as part of your cable package:

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