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    The Minnesota Twins (67-62) visit the Chicago White Sox (65-66) at 8:10 PM ET on Friday in a matchup featuring two of the league’s most consistent batters. Luis Arraez has a batting average of .318 (third in the majors) for the favored Twins (-137), and Jose Abreu is sixth in MLB play hitting .308 this season for the underdog White Sox (+116). Sonny Gray starts for Minnesota while Chicago will counter with Davis Martin.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. White Sox

    • Game Day: Friday, September 2, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
    Twins vs White Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -137 8

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank 10th-best in baseball with 153 total home runs.
    • The Twins have the 10th-best batting average in the league (.249).
    • The Twins’ .320 on-base percentage is seventh-best in baseball.
    • Twins batters strike out 8.2 times per game, the 10th-lowest average in the league.
    • The Twins have hit 73 homers away from home this season (1.2 per game).
    • The Twins have a .411 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • On the road this season the club averages 8.5 hits per game and is batting .247.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Arraez leads Minnesota with 140 hits and an OBP of .383, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .430.
    • Arraez is third in batting average, eighth in on-base percentage, and 61st in slugging among all qualifying hitters in MLB.
    • Arraez hopes to build on a four-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .238 with a home run, two walks and four RBI.
    • Jorge Polanco is batting .235 with 16 doubles, 16 home runs and 64 walks.
    • Polanco is 117th in batting average, 41st in on-base percentage and 87th in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota in total hits (108) this season, and 32 of those have gone for extra bases.
    • Gio Urshela has 103 hits, which is best among Minnesota hitters this season, while batting .270 with 36 extra-base hits.
    • Urshela enters this game on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .353 with three doubles, four walks and four RBI.

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox have hit 113 homers this season, which ranks 25th in the league.
    • The White Sox lead baseball with a .260 batting average.
    • The White Sox have an OBP of .316 this season, which ranks 14th in MLB.
    • The White Sox are one of the most disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking seventh with an average of 7.7 strikeouts per game.
    • In 67 games at home this season, they’ve hit 62 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • In 67 home games this season, they’re slugging .383 with 164 hits going for extra bases.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .254 with 8.6 base hits per contest.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Abreu has accumulated an on-base percentage of .385 and a slugging percentage of .454. Both lead the White Sox.
    • Abreu ranks sixth in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage and 45th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the majors.
    • Abreu hopes to build on a five-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .333 with a double, three walks and two RBI.
    • Andrew Vaughn has 120 hits to pace his team.
    • Including all qualified players, Vaughn ranks 22nd in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage and 36th in slugging percentage.
    • Luis Robert has 18 doubles, 12 home runs and 17 walks while batting .300.
    • Elvis Andrus is batting .241 with 26 doubles, nine home runs and 33 walks.

    Twins vs. White Sox Probable Pitchers

    Gray Martin
    20 GS 5
    7-4 W-L 2-4
    3.04 ERA 4.85
    100.2 IP 39.0
    32 BB 14
    99 SO 28
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