Three-game series at Guaranteed Rate Field
Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. • FSN, 830-AM: RHP Lance Lynn (5-5, 4.64 ERA) vs. RHP Reynaldo Lopez (2-5, 3.59)
Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. • FSN, 830-AM: RHP Kyle Gibson (5-5, 4.64) vs. RHP James Shields (2-9, 4.59)
Thursday, 1:10 p.m. • FSN, 830-AM: RHP Jake Odorizzi (3-5, 4.97) vs. RHP Lucas Giolito (5-7, 7.01)
This is the start of a 20-game schedule without an off day until the All-Star break, the longest such stretch of the season. … The Twins have fallen a season-high eight games behind Cleveland in the AL Central. … They are 14-20 on the road, and 6-3 against the White Sox this season. … They will add a player, presumably an outfielder, before Tuesday’s game, after sending CF Ryan LaMarre to the minors Sunday. … Reliever Trevor Hildenberger has pitched 17 consecutive scoreless innings dating to May 23, striking out 15 with two walks in that time. … 1B Joe Mauer is a lifetime .301 hitter in 97 games on the south side of Chicago, with nine home runs. But he hasn’t homered there since 2013.
White Sox update
The Sox have won two of their past three but lost eight straight games before that to fall 17 1/2 games out in the AL Central. Their 26 wins through 77 games ties the 1934 and 1948 teams for fewest in franchise history at this point of the season. … They are 14-26 at home and lost three of four to the Twins there May 3-6. … Their 294 runs scored are third-fewest in the AL, and their 399 runs allowed are third most. … SS Tim Anderson has hit 13 home runs and stolen 15 bases. … OF Avisail Garcia, an All-Star in 2017, has played only 21 games because of hamstring and thumb injuries. He is batting .232 with one home run. … Closer Joakim Soria has 11 saves in 13 opportunities.