FOUR-GAME SERIES AT FENWAY PARK
Monday, 6:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM: Twins RHP Jose Berrios (7-1, 2.67 ERA) vs. Boston LHP Chris Sale (9-3, 2.85)
Tuesday, 6:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM: Twins LHP Hector Santiago (4-6, 5.26) vs. Boston LHP Drew Pomeranz (6-4, 4.07)
Wednesday, 6:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM: Twins LHP Adalberto Mejia (2-3, 4.93) vs. Boston RHP Rick Porcello (4-9, 5.00)
Thursday, 6:10 p.m. • FSN, ESPN, 96.3-FM: Twins RHP Kyle Gibson (4-5, 6.23) vs. Boston LHP David Price (2-2, 4.76)
The Twins split a four-game series at Boston last season, including a 2-1 win during which Gibson pitched eight strong innings. … The Twins have won five of their past six games and are 11-8 against lefthanded starting pitchers. … Despite coming off athree-game sweep of Cleveland, the Twins were 4-for-22 with runners in scoring position. … The Twins need to make a roster move to clear space for Santiago to make his start.
RED SOX UPDATE
Sale is 9-6 with a 4.37 ERA in 25 career games (17 starts) against the Twins in his career but was 1-1 with a 5.25 ERA against them last season. … Sale is one of eight pitchers ever with 10 games of at least 10 strikeouts before the All-Star break. … Former Twin Blaine Boyer is a member of the Red Sox bullpen. … Boston took two of three at Target Field in May, outscoring the Twins 31-11. Sandy Leon hit .556 with three home runs in the series.
LA VELLE E. NEAL III