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    The Minnesota Twins (76-70) visit the Chicago White Sox (56-90) on Thursday in game 1 of a four-game series, with the first pitch at 7:40 PM ET from Guaranteed Rate Field. The favored Twins (-184) head into the matchup following a series loss to the Rays, and the underdog White Sox (+156) are coming off of a series loss to the Royals. Minnesota’s Kenta Maeda and Chicago’s Jose Urena pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. White Sox

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
    Twins vs White Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -184 9.5

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the White Sox?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CHI

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank fifth-best in MLB action with 207 total home runs.
    • Minnesota is 22nd in the majors with a .240 batting average.
    • The Twins rank 16th in MLB with a .321 on-base percentage.
    • Minnesota’s 10.3 strikeouts per game are the most in baseball.
    • The Twins average 1.4 home runs per game when playing away from home this season (97 total in road outings).
    • Minnesota is slugging .400 with 3.0 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team averages 8.1 hits per game and is batting .233 away from home this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Max Kepler is hitting .251 with 20 doubles, two triples, 22 home runs and 37 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .320 and a slugging percentage of .482.
    • Kepler has hit safely in three straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with two triples, a home run, two walks and six RBI.
    • Carlos Correa has 115 hits and an OBP of .309 to go with a slugging percentage of .400. All three of those stats are tops among Minnesota hitters this season. He’s batting .229.
    • Among qualified hitters, he ranks 128th in batting average, 114th in on-base percentage and 109th in slugging percentage.
    • Willi Castro has 78 hits this season and has a slash line of .252/.329/.400.
    • Donovan Solano is batting .285 with a .370 OBP and 38 RBI for Minnesota this season.

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox have hit 157 homers this season, which ranks 20th in the league.
    • Chicago ranks 22nd in MLB with a .240 team batting average.
    • The White Sox have an OBP of just .294 this season, which ranks last in MLB.
    • Chicago ranks 18th with an average of 8.7 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.0 home runs per game in their 71 home contests this season.
    • Chicago has a team slugging percentage of .389 in home games this season with 193 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 8.2 base hits per game and batting .244 as a team at home this season.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Luis Robert has 138 hits with a .544 slugging percentage, both team-best figures for the White Sox. He’s batting .268 and with an on-base percentage of .321.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in MLB, his batting average places him 57th, his on-base percentage ranks 94th, and he is eighth in slugging.
    • Andrew Benintendi’s .334 on-base percentage paces his team. He has a batting average of .268 while slugging .368.
    • His batting average is 57th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 59th, and he is 125th in slugging.
    • Andrew Vaughn has 28 doubles, two triples, 19 home runs and 32 walks while batting .260.
    • Eloy Jimenez is hitting .268 with 19 doubles, 16 home runs and 28 walks.

    Twins vs. White Sox Probable Pitchers

    Kenta Maeda (MIN) Pitcher José Ureña (CHW)
    4 – 7 W/L 0 – 5
    89 IP 22.1
    4.65 ERA 8.46
    1.258 WHIP 2.104
    9.7 K/9 4.8
    2.4 BB/9 6.4

    Twins vs. White Sox Injury Updates

    • Twins: Joey Gallo: 10 Day IL (Foot), Michael A. Taylor: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Byron Buxton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Brock Stewart: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Jorge Alcala: 60 Day IL (Forearm), José De León: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Oliver Ortega: 60 Day IL (Back), Jose Miranda: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Canterino: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed)
    • White Sox: Jimmy Lambert: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Declan Cronin: 15 Day IL (Hand), Liam Hendriks: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Romy Gonzalez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Twins and White Sox (Last 10 Games)

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