GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Chris Sale, White Sox

The lefthander ran his record to 10-1 and cut his earned run average down to 1.88 with a masterful performance, allowing five hits in eight innings, striking out 12 and walking just two.

BY THE NUMBERS

23 Runs allowed by the Twins in the first three innings of their past nine games.

3 Times the Twins have been shut out in July.

16 Games in which Chicago’s Jose Abreu has hit safely, a streak that continued with a ninth-inning single Saturday.

ON DECK

Twins righthander Johan Pino (0-1, 4.64) takes on White Sox righty Scott Carroll (4-5, 4.19) as the Twins try to avoid a sweep.

RACHEL BLOUNT