IMPACT PLAYER

Chris Sale, White Sox

Chicago’s ace lefthander struck out eight in his six-inning season debut, giving up only one run.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

1: Victories in first six games, the Twins’ worst start since 2006.

12: Games pitched by Phil Hughes in 2014 before he recorded his second loss (on June 6); he’s 0-2 this year.

3: Times Hughes has given up five or more hits in an inning with the Twins; two came against White Sox.

PHIL MILLER