Twins put 4-game win streak on the line against White Sox
Chicago; Thursday, 2 p.m. EDT
LINE: Twins -180; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota enters the game as winners of their last four games.
The White Sox are 28-27 against the rest of their division. Chicago has slugged .401 this season. Yoan Moncada leads the club with a .537 slugging percentage, including 48 extra-base hits and 22 home runs.
The Twins have gone 33-19 against division opponents. The Minnesota offense has compiled a .271 batting average as a team this season, good for fourth in the league. Jorge Polanco leads the team with a mark of .297. The Twins won the last meeting 8-2. Jake Odorizzi recorded his 14th victory and Jonathan Schoop went 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs for Minnesota. Ross Detwiler registered his fourth loss for Chicago.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with 58 extra base hits and is slugging .494. Tim Anderson is 14-for-42 with four doubles, two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Chicago.
LAST 10 GAMES: White Sox: 5-5, .245 batting average, 4.19 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Twins: 7-3, .286 batting average, 3.90 ERA, outscored opponents by 23 runs