The Twins have been powerful to beat and the White Sox didn’t have a solution for them of their three-game collection this weekend.
Minnesota accomplished a sweep of Chicago on Sunday with a 7-Zero win. It’s the first time the Twins (36-16) are 20 video games over .500 for the reason that finish of the 2010 season.
The win additionally provides Minnesota a 10-game lead within the American League Central.
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Jake Odorizzi battled extreme congestion in his begin however nonetheless pitched 5 1/Three innings whereas permitting only one hit. It was the fourth time this season Odorizzi gave up a lone hit. He struck out 9 earlier than he was changed by Matt Magill.
“(Odorizzi) threw the ball exceptionally well,” supervisor Rocco Baldelli stated, by way of MLB.com. “(He) fought through his start, because he’s obviously not feeling well. We knew that as he was going through it. … He doesn’t sound the best, but he performed nicely.”
Max Kepler and Eddie Rosario accounted for the entire Twins’ runs. Rosario began the scoring with a three-run house run within the third inning. Kepler added an RBI double that body and adopted it up with one other three-run homer within the seventh.
Dylan Covey was charged with the loss for the White Sox.
Studs of the Evening
Blue Jays rookie infielder Cavan Biggio recorded his three first main league hits, together with a house run.
Justin Turner was 5 for five within the Dodgers’ 11-7 win over the Pirates.
Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff struck out 10 and allowed only one hit as Milwaukee beat Philadelphia, 9-1. Woodruff moved to 7-1 (3.22 ERA) on the season.
Duds of the Evening
Kyle Schwarber got here up quick for the Cubs. The leadoff hitter was Zero for five in Chicago’s 10-2 loss to Cincinnati.
Mike Leake had a tricky go towards the Athletics. The Mariners starter gave up 5 earned runs in 6 2/Three innings of labor in a 7-1 loss.
There was little doubt about this one from Mike Trout.
One other sport, one other house run for Christian Yelich. He now has 21 on the season.
Mets (26-26) at Dodgers (35-18), eight p.m. ET – The Mets will attempt to construct off their latest success after they face the Dodgers on Monday. New York has received its final two collection and are Four half of video games behind the first-place Phillies within the Nationwide League East. The Mets will begin Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.72 ERA) within the collection opener. The Dodgers will counter with Clayton Kershaw (4-0, 3.33) after sweeping the Pirates.