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Watch the Live Play-by-Play of the Chicago White Sox (22-30) @ Minnesota Twins (32-21). MLB The Show SIM. 5/24/2020 1:10pmCT

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#1 thuuuuney

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Posted 24 May 2020 - 10:07 AM

Catch-up
After pitcher's duels in the first two games that were split between a Twins victory (5-0) and a White Sox victory (2-1), the third game of this series was an explosion of runs as the Twins won behind four Bombas from Nelson Cruz (2), Max Kepler, and Mitch Garver. The finale will decide the series before an off day on Memorial Day.

 

Pre-game
12:50pmCT

 

Where to watch.
Virtual Twins Network
 

AL Central Standings

1. Twins 32-21
2. Indians 28-26 
3. Royals 26-27 
4. White Sox 22-30 
5. Tigers 20-32 

 

Starting Pitchers

  • Chicago: Carlos Rodon 5-5, 3.83 ERA, 56.1 IP, 53 K's
  • Minnesota: Homer Bailey* 5-1, 1.63 ERA, 60.2 IP, 40 K's

*=Homer Bailey: 1st in AL, ERA (1.63)

 

Chicago Batting Order

  1. SS Tim Anderson .250 BA, 3 HR, 16 RBI
  2. 3B Danny Mendick .194 BA, 3 HR, 12 RBI
  3. 1B Jose Abreu .246 BA, 3 HR, 18 RBI
  4. DH Edwin Encarnacion .210 BA,11 HR, 26 RBI
  5. C Yasmani Grandal .265 BA, 6 HR, 20 RBI
  6. LF Eloy Jimenez* .302 BA, 17 HR, 38 RBI
  7. RF Nomar Mazara .272 BA, 7 HR, 17 RBI
  8. CF Adam Engel .277 BA, 0 HR, 2 RBI
  9. 2B Leury Garcia .219 BA, 5 HR, 19 RBI

*=Eloy Jimenez: 2nd in MLB, HR (17).

 

Minnesota Batting Order

  1. RF Max Kepler .222 BA, 12 HR, 23 RBI
  2. SS Jorge Polanco .282 BA, 8 HR, 38 RBI
  3. C Mitch Garver* .333 BA, 18 HR, 37 RBI
  4. 1B Miguel Sano .287 BA, 16 HR, 35 RBI
  5. 3B Josh Donaldson .224 BA, 3 HR, 15 RBI
  6. DH Nelson Cruz .264 BA, 11 HR, 32 RBI
  7. LF Eddie Rosario .256 BA, 9 HR, 25 RBI
  8. 2B Ehire Adrianza .317 BA, 1 HR, 8 RBI
  9. CF Byron Buxton .228 BA, 6 HR, 18 RBI

*= Mitch Garver: 1st in MLB, HR (18)

 

Bomba Tracker
- 2020: 89
- 2019 through 53 games: 103

 

Storylines
1. On short rest, the Twins with an off-day tomorrow will lean on the American League leader in ERA to try and least finish 5 innings today and try to lead Minnesota to their 2nd series victory over Chicago this year.
2. Carlos Rodon's first start against Minnesota this year was good (5.0IP, 6H, 2ER, 2BB, 4K's) but he was bested by Kenta Maeda in a 4-1 victory for the Twins. Today Rodon looks to bounceback for the southside and even the series today.
3. The Twins will play the Chi Sox again next weekend but before that, they will do battle with the Evil Empire starting on Tuesday against the Yankees (39-14, 1st in AL East).