The Chicago White Sox have made up four games in the standings in just over a week to take over first place in the AL Central.
Two series against the Minnesota Twins have certainly helped.
The White Sox look to win their seventh straight series over the Twins in Wednesday's finale at Target Field.
Chicago (56-47) was 1 12 games behind first-place Detroit before sweeping a home series from Minnesota last week. It then opened a six-game road trip by taking two of three from AL West-leading Texas and has split the first two in Minneapolis.
The White Sox moved 2 12 games ahead of the Tigers after Tuesday's 4-3 win, their 16th victory in their last 21 meetings with the Twins (44-59). A.J. Pierzynski broke a 2-all tie with a two-run homer in the ninth inning and Francisco Liriano, acquired on Saturday, limited his former team to two runs in six innings.
"We are excited about the position we are in," probable Wednesday starter Jake Peavy (8-7, 3.15 ERA) told the White Sox's official w...