Well aware that his team won’t be playing in October, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is at least thankful for the opportunity to check out some of his young prospects in September.
Francisco Liriano took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Paul Konerko homered and drove in three runs Saturday, and the Chicago White Sox stayed on top of the AL Central with a 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Chicago slugger Adam Dunn will return to the White Sox lineup against Minnesota on Saturday for the first time since straining a muscle on his right side more than a week ago.
Chris Sale threw six scoreless innings to notch his 17th victory after being rained out the night before, helping the Chicago White Sox keep their one-game AL Central lead by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-0 on Friday.
The Chicago White Sox have reshuffled their rotation to adjust for their rained-out game, deciding to start left-hander Francisco Liriano in Minnesota on Saturday against his former team.
Chris Parmelee homered to cap a 10-run fifth inning and the Minnesota Twins routed the Chicago White Sox 18-9 on Tuesday night.
Jake Peavy struck out eight over eight smooth innings, Alejandro De Aza gave Chicago the lead in the eighth with an infield single off Scott Diamond’s leg and the White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Wednesday.
A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning and the Chicago White Sox held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Tuesday night.
Adam Dunn tied the game with his major league-leading 30th homer and Dayan Viciedo hit a bases-loaded single to cap a four-run seventh Tuesday night as the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 11-4.
Adam Dunn hit his majors-leading 29th homer, Gavin Floyd went six innings after coming off the disabled list and the Chicago White Sox ended a five-game losing streak with a 7-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
Chris Sale won again, pitching seven easy innings with support from a three-run homer by Adam Dunn, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 12-5 Wednesday.
Since Opening Day on March 30th, teams in the American League Central Division have played approximately fifty games, and already massive disparities have set in.
Paul Konerko and Alex Rios hit back-to-back homers and Alejandro De Aza added a grand slam to cap a six-run sixth, leading the Chicago White Sox to an 11-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
P.J. Walters tossed his first career complete game and Justin Morneau hit a three-run homer as the Minnesota Twins routed the Chicago White Sox 9-2 on Tuesday night.
Phil Humber threw the first perfect game in the majors in almost two years, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.