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Minnesota Twins corner infielder Jose Miranda will return to the starting lineup Thursday versus the Chicago White SOx.
Miranda got the night off Wednesday against Dylan Cease but returns Thursday to take on another righty in Lucas Giolito. It's been a disappointing start for the 25-year-old under high expectations as Miranda is hitting just .230 with three homers and a .629 OPS across 123 trips to the plate.
Minnesota Twins third baseman Jose Miranda is not in Wednesday's starting lineup against the Chicago White Sox.
Miranda gets a breather Wednesday against a tough right-handed pitcher in the White Sox's Dylan Cease. Expectations were high for the 24-year-old entering the season but it's been a struggle to this point. Miranda is hitting just .234 with three homers and a .640 OPS across 121 trips to the plate. Willi Castro enters the lineup at third base Wednesday night.
Jose Miranda is in the starting lineup for the Minnesota Twins against the Chicago White Sox Tuesday night.
Miranda is back in the lineup after sitting out for rest purposes, starting at third base and batting fifth for manager Rocco Baldelli against the White Sox Tuesday night.
Jose Miranda went 2-for-4 with a double, a homer, two runs, and an RBI in an 8-6 win over the Royals on Friday.
Miranda laced a solo homer off of KC reliever Josh Taylor in the fifth inning. The shot traveled 363 feet and had an exit velocity of 106.2 MPH. Miranda now has three homers in his last three games. Overall, he's hitting .240 with three homers, 11 runs, and 12 RBI over 104 at-bats.
Jose Miranda went 2-for-3 with two homers, three runs, and three RBI in a 12-6 loss to the Yankees on Wednesday.
Miranda was off to a slow start in 2023 but he broke out in a big way on Wednesday, launching a solo homer in the second and a two-run homer in the fourth inning. Miranda is now hitting .240 with two homers, nine runs, and 11 RBI across 96 at-bats this year.