* The Minnesota Twins won 13 of their 19 ballgames against the Chicago White Sox in 2015, holding a sizable edge in runs scored in the season series (+51).
* The White Sox have started 2016 with four wins in their first five road games, with their pitching staff posting an earned-run average of just 2.25 in those contests.
*The White Sox have won at least four of their first five road games in a season for the first time since 2005 (also 4-1). With a win today, they will be 5-1 or better through six road contests for the first time since 1991 (started 6-0 on the road).
*At 0-7, this is the Twins’ longest losing streak to start a season since the franchise moved to Minnesota in 1961.
* Carlos Rodon has allowed two earned runs or less in nine straight outings dating back to August of last season.
* Trevor Plouffe has driven in more runs against the White Sox (27) since the beginning of 2014 than any other player in baseball.