FOUR-GAME SERIES AT TARGET FIELD
Thursday 7:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM
RHP Phil Hughes (10-5, 4.05 ERA) vs. RHP Hector Noesi (4-7, 5.21)
Friday, 7:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM
RHP Kevin Correia (5-12, 4.76) vs. LHP John Danks (8-6, 4.35)
Saturday 6:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM
RHP Kyle Gibson (8-8, 4.19) vs. LHP Chris Sale (9-1, 2.03)
Sunday 1:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM
RHP Yohan Pino (1-3, 4.64) vs. RHP Scott Carroll (4-5, 4.19)
The Twins are 5-2 against the White Sox this season, including a four-game sweep at Target Field June 19-22. … Manager Ron Gardenhire believes OF Sam Fuld is most effective when he's not playing long stretches of games. But it will be hard to sit him when he's getting on base so much. Fuld has reached base in 23 of his last 38 plate appearances. … Pino held the White Sox to two runs over seven innings in his major league debut June 19.
WHITE SOX UPDATE
Longtime White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper missed the past four games because of vertigo and will not make the flight to the Twin Cities for the start of the series. Bullpen coach Bobby Thigpen will fill in for him. … OF Dayan Viciedo was scratched Wednesday because of a sore left hamstring. … All-Star 1B Jose Abreu is batting .345 against the Twins in seven games this season with two doubles, a triple and a home run.
La Velle E. Neal III