Carlos Rodon, White Sox
The lefthander tied the AL record by striking out the first seven batters he faced while his teammates built a big lead.
BY THE NUMBERS
1,405 Strikeouts by Twins batters this season, 25 fewer than the 2013 franchise record, with two games to play.
3 Times in the past six seasons that no Twins pitcher won 10 games.
113 Franchise-record losses if you include the original Washington Senators, who lost 100 games five times, their most in 1904.
Hector Santiago, 3-0 with a 1.35 ERA against Chicago this season, makes his 11th and final start for the Twins this year, facing James Shields.