Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins Series Preview

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May 19, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Glen Perkins (15) pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the ninth inning of an inter-league game at PNC Park. The Twins won 8-5. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Twins News and Notes

  • Fifth in the AL as a team with a .257 batting average
  • 4.58 runs per game which makes places them third in the AL.
  • 12th in the AL in home runs with 30. Only the Royals and White Sox have hit fewer.
  • Mauer has hit 17 career home runs vs the White Sox, his highest mark against any team.
  • Glen Perkins has struggled against the White Sox with a 5.14 ERA and eight home runs allowed in 70 innings of work.

May 17, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Chicago White Sox infielder Alexei Ramirez (10) is unable to throw out Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns (not pictured) at third base in the fifth inning at Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago White Sox News and Notes

  • Third-to-last in the AL in team E.R.A. with a 4.27
  • Dead last in walks/hits per inning pitched in the AL at 1.393
  • Twenty-eight errors has led to a fielding percentage of .980 only the Texas Rangers and Oakland A’s are worse.
  • Sale is a career 7-2 against the Twins with a 3.28 ERA
  • In his career against the Twins Alexei Ramirez is a .313 hitter with 17 long balls.

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