Scouting report: White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins at Guaranteed Rate Field
WGN Tuesday; NBC Sports Chicago Wednesday
The Sox's Michael Kopech (0-0) vs. Jose Berríos (11-8) Tuesday at 7:10 p.m.; Carlos Rodon (11-8) vs. Kyle Gibson (7-9) Wednesday at 1:10 p.m.
At a glance:
With Kopech making his first major-league start, a much bigger crowd is expected for the series opener. Kopech was 7-7 with a 3.70 ERA in 24 starts for Class AAA Charlotte this season, and he led all minor-league pitchers with 170 strikeouts. Showing much improved command, Kopech didn't issue a walk over his final 23 innings with Charlotte. The White Sox and Twins played a makeup game in Minnesota Monday night. Rodon is 3-0 with a 1.41 ERA over his last 6 starts.
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-- Scot Gregor