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Series preview: Twins vs. White Sox

The Twins and White Sox renew their rivalry tonight in Chicago. P.J. Walters will make his third start for Minnesota, while the Sox will send Gavin Floyd to the mound. The Twins have beaten Floyd seven straight times.
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The Twins and White Sox renew their rivalry tonight in Chicago. P.J. Walters will make his third start for Minnesota, while the Sox will send Gavin Floyd to the mound. The Twins have beaten Floyd seven straight times.

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