Twins take on the White Sox after Berrios’ strong performance
Minneapolis; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Twins -136; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota heads into the matchup fresh off a dominant performance by Jose Berrios. Berrios threw 7 1/3 innings, surrendering two runs on five hits with eight strikeouts against Chicago.
The Twins are 41-23 against the rest of their division. Minnesota has a team on-base percentage of .336, good for fourth in the American League. Nelson Cruz leads the lineup with a mark of .372.
The White Sox are 31-33 in division play. Chicago has a collective .256 this season, led by Tim Anderson with an average of .332. The Twins won the last meeting 5-3. Jose Berrios secured his 13th victory and Luis Arraez went 3-for-4 with two RBIs for Minnesota. Reynaldo Lopez took his 14th loss for Chicago.
TOP PERFORMERS: Cruz leads the Twins with 37 home runs and is slugging .618. Jorge Polanco is 11-for-36 with three doubles, two home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 5-5, .246 batting average, 4.25 ERA, outscored by four runs
White Sox: 3-7, .267 batting average, 5.56 ERA, outscored by one run