On and off the field, the Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins have done plenty of interacting over the last week.
The White Sox look to win their sixth straight against the Twins on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series at Target Field.
Chicago swept Minnesota at home last week as it climbed back atop the AL Central, but while the teams went their separate ways over the weekend, the White Sox (55-46) made a deal behind the scenes to add Francisco Liriano to the rotation Saturday - the first trade between the division rivals since 1986.
Liriano is scheduled to face his former team Tuesday.
The White Sox's sweep of Minnesota last week came after being swept in three games at Detroit. They head into Minnesota looking to bounce back again after losing 2-0 to Texas on Sunday.
Chicago won the first two games of the series against the Rangers, but didn't provide any help Sunday for starter Gavin Floyd, who gave up two runs - one earned - while pitching into the seventh. ...