White Sox, Twins postponed for Friday; Jose Quintana to start Saturday


Sep 6, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana (62) delivers in the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

The AL Central game between the Chicago White Sox and the Minnesota Twins has been postponed Friday night due to inclement weather, in Chicago, at US Cellular Field.

The game will be made up at US Cellular Field on Saturday as part of a doubleheader on Saturday, starting with the first game at 3:10 p.m. CT. The second game will follow 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game.

Starting the first game of the twin bill will be Jose Quintana (7-10, 3.37 ERA) against Minnesota’s Phil Hughes (15-9, 3.55).

In the second game it will be Scott Carroll (5-10, 4.92 ERA) against the Twins’ Tommy Milone (0-1, 7.40 ERA).

Looking closer at Quintana, the left-handed pitcher is 1-0 in his past three starts (18 IP) with a 4.50 ERA. In that span he has 13 strikeouts.

In his career vs. the Twins, Quintana is 2-2 with a 4.83 ERA and 40 strikeouts.

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Since the All-Star break, Quintana is 2-3 with a 3.64 ERA in 10 starts. At home this season, Quintana is 2-3 with a 3.66 ERA (13 starts).

Quintana has pitched 78.2 innings at US Cellular this season, allowing just 19 walks and one home run.

Also at “The Cell,” Quintana has struck out 75 batters, holding opponents to a .263 batting average, along with a WHIP of 1.26.

Chicago will enter the DH fourth in the AL Central at 66-80, while the Twins are 62-84 (last in the AL Central).