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Minnesota Twins (69-63)

Sun. 8/30 Tue. 9/1 Wed. 9/2 Thu. 9/3 Fri. 9/4
vs. Hou 
W 7-5
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vs. CWS 
W 8-6
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vs. CWS 
W 3-0
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vs. CWS 
10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT
@ Hou 
5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 PM CT

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(AP) -- Before the Minnesota Twins shift their attention to a challenging trip that begins with consecutive series against AL division leaders, they have one more opportunity to continue their home dominance of the Chicago White Sox.

Trying to extend Jeff Samardzija's recent misery, the Twins look to complete a three-game sweep of the White Sox on Thursday.

A winner in 10 of the last 12, Minnesota (69-63) continues to make a serious push for its first postseason appearance since 2010. The Twins would get an even better feel for how far they've come by finding success on a nine-game trek that opens Friday at Houston then moves to Kansas City before finishing with the White Sox (61-70).

AVG: J. Mauer.269
HR: B. Dozier26
RBI: T. Plouffe73
SB: B. Dozier10
W: P. Hughes10
ERA: K. Gibson3.82
Saves: G. Perkins32
K: K. Gibson111
AL Central
Kansas City 8151.614-
Minnesota 6963.52312
Cleveland 6468.48517
Chi White Sox 6170.46619.5
Detroit 6171.46220
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .249 (23)
Runs: 575 (10)
Hits: 1104 (26)
Home Runs: 126 (17)
Stolen Bases: 57 (23)
OBP: .304 (29)
SLG: .402 (13)
Total Bases: 1782 (19)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.14 (21)
Runs Allowed: 577 (19)
Saves: 40 (6)
Strikeouts: 817 (30)
OpBA: .271 (28)
OBP: .323 (22)
SLG: .423 (24)
Run Support: 4.42 (8)
Date Player Transactions
9/1 A. Achter Called Up from Minors
9/1 E. Fryer Purchased From Minors
9/1 D. Santana Called Up from Minors
9/1 M. Tonkin Called Up from Minors
9/1 K. Vargas Called Up from Minors
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Date Player Status
8/26 J. Graham Right shoulder inflammation (on 15-day DL)
8/20 A. Hicks Strained left hamstring (on 15-day DL)
8/10 P. Hughes Lower back inflammation (on 15-day DL)
8/9 B. Boyer off 15-day DL
8/1 T. Milone off 15-day DL
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