On Friday, the Minnesota Twins open a three-game series on the road versus the Chicago White Sox. Minnesota dropped to 67-62 following its 6-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. The loss snapped a five-game winning streak for Minnesota and the Twins are second in the American League Central Central, 1 ½ games behind the first-place Cleveland Guardians.
First baseman Luis Arraez is batting .318 to lead Minnesota and has team highs in hits with 140 and on-base percentage at .383. Center fielder Byron Buxton is the leader in home runs with 28 and second baseman Jorge Polanco is the leader in RBIs with 56. On Friday, the Minnesota Twins will send Sonny Gray to the mound. The right-hander is 7-4 with a 3.04 ERA, 99 Ks and 32 BBs.
Chicago is 64-66 following its 4-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Lance Lynn threw seven strong Innings allowing just four hits and Elvis Andrus hit a homer in the fifth inning to break a tie. The victory snapped a five-game losing streak for Chicago. The White Sox are third in the American League Central, five games behind the first-place Cleveland Guardians
First baseman Jose Abreu is batting .309 to lead Chicago and has team highs in home runs with 14, RBIs with 61, hits with 151 and on-base percentage of .386. On Friday, the Chicago White Sox will send David Martin to the mound. The right-hander is 2-4 with a 4.62 ERA, 28 Ks and 14 BBs.