What do you know? An offensive explosion Sunday afternoon to cap off a three-game sweep of the Mariners. The Cuban Tank hits a home run in his season debut and Tyler Flowers hits his first career grand slam. Oh and the Sox are in SECOND PLACE while getting to within six games of Detroit. E number holding steady. Many questions cross Sox fans minds at the moment, but we should all be “happy” about the weekend. Let’s hope this continues through the week.
First up is a brief three-game and visit at home. Here is what to know about what is potentially happening.
2011 Record: White Sox 66-65, 2nd in AL Central. Twins 56-77, 4th in AL Central. Season Series: 4-7
2010 Record: 5-13
All-Time Record: 364-414 (The Sox are 199-191 at home against the Boogey Man)
The following pitchers are expected to start in the series:
Mark Buehrle: 10-6, 3.19 ERA, 88K v. Kevin Slowey: 0-2, 6.84 ERA, 14K
Zach Stewart: 1-3, 4.76 ERA, 26K v. Anthony Swarzak: 3-4, 3.62 ERA, 34K
Jake Peavy: 6-6, 4.93 ERA, 82K v. Scott Diamond: 0-2, 4.97 ERA, 4K
Monday and Tuesday’s games begin at 7:10 pm and Wednesday’s game is at 1:10 pm. All times CDT. » Continue reading “Series Preview: White Sox v Twins”