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Tuesday, May 14th (All times Eastern)

Chicago White Sox (15-21) at Minnesota Twins (18-17), 8:10 p.m.

Probable Starting Pitchers: Chicago - Jake Peavy (4-1, 3.03) Minnesota - Kevin Correia (4-2, 3.09)

(Sports Network) - Impressive hitting streaks by Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer have helped the Minnesota Twins keep pace in the AL Central.

A hot streak by rookie Aaron Hicks could put the club over the top.

Hicks looks to build on his best game of the season Tuesday night when the Twins play the second contest of a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox.

The 23-year-old Hicks went into Monday's opener hitting just .137 with one homer and 13 RBI in 30 games and having missed the previous two contests with a right elbow injury. But the outfielder had a huge game to fuel a 10-3 win, sandwiching a pair of solo homers around a fantastic leaping catch in center field during the sixth inning that took a potential game-tying home run away from Chicago's Adam Dunn.

It was the cherry on top for Hicks, the 14th overall pick of the 2008 draft who logged his first career multi-hit game.

Morneau, meanwhile, had three hits and four RBI to stretch his hitting streak to nine straight games, while Mauer has a hit in 12 straight. Morneau is batting .417 over his run with 14 RBI, while Mauer has a .447 average during his hitting streak.

"I have confidence in our guys to hit the baseball. We still have a couple guys that aren't all the way there yet, but it was a pick-us-up kind of night for a lot of guys," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said.

Minnesota won for the fifth time in its past seven games to remain 2 1/2 games behind first-place Detroit in the AL Central, while Chicago's sixth setback in its last nine games has the club six games out of first place.

Alex Rios doubled and drove in a pair of runs and Dayan Viciedo knocked in a run for the White Sox, who went a dreadful 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position.

Hector Santiago surrendered six runs -- three earned -- on eight hits over 5 2/3 frames to absorb the loss. He gave up four of those runs in the third inning and seemed to struggle after Alexei Ramirez's fielding error allowed the first run of the frame to score.

"I had a few pitches that could have been a little better, and I left some pitches in the zone. It was one of those games. You try to make pitches and get out of stuff, it just goes the opposite way," Santiago said.

The White Sox turn on Tuesday to right-hander Jake Peavy, who is 4-1 with a 3.03 earned run average through six starts this season.

In his first outing since April 26 due to back spasms, Peavy won a third straight decision on Wednesday by holding the New York Mets to just a run on three hits and two walks over 6 2/3 innings. He also struck out six in the 6-3 decision.

"I found a way to get through a lineup that was dangerous," said Peavy, who needed 114 pitches in the outing. "We made enough good pitches when we needed to get out of it, and there was some great defensive plays."

The 31-year-old is 6-3 lifetime versus the Twins in 12 starts with a 2.87 ERA. He did not factor into a 2-1 home loss to Minnesota on April 20 as he yielded a run over seven innings with a season-high four walks.

Minnesota's Kevin Correia looks to win for the fifth time in his past six starts as he takes the mound tonight.

The right-hander managed to secure a 5-3 win at Boston on Thursday as he yielded three runs on nine hits over 5 1/3 innings. However, Correia did not walk a batter while improving to 4-2 with a 3.09 ERA in seven starts this season.

Correia, 32, is 3-0 with a 1.86 ERA at home on the year, his first with the Twins, and will face the White Sox for the first time.

The White Sox took 14 of 18 from the Twins a season ago, but Minnesota won both meetings of a rain-shortened two-game set in mid-April at Chicago.

05/14 10:33:18 ET

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Scoreboard
NBA
Final
CLE 110
GSW 99
 
1st
PHO 14
OKC 4
 
Final
KNST 53
NKENTUCKY 78
 
Final
CITA 74
ETST 73
 
Final
GWEBB 91
CSOU 81
 
Final
VMI 82
CHAT 86
 
Final
BRY 77
CCST 69
 
Final
PBY 80
CCAR 69
 
Final
DREX 44
DEL 58
 
Final
UNCA 71
HIGH 75
 
Final
TEMPL 66
HOU 54
Final
EKENT 63
JVST 57
 
Final
WRST 58
UWMIL 61
 
Final
MSU 90
MINN 96
Final
RFLSH 63
MNTER 60
 
Final
OSU 81
NEB 57
Final
MAST 67
NEOM 73
 
Final
ELON 72
NE 65
 
Final
LIB 80
RAD 69
 
Final
FD 85
SHU 90
 
Final
UNCG 81
SAMF 67
 
Final
LIU 69
Terriers 74
 
Final
TENN 65
VANDY 73
Final
RMU 91
WAGN 59
 
Final
FUR 53
WCU 49
 
Final
IUPUI 71
WILL 66
 
Final
CAMP 65
WINT 50
 
Final
MERC 72
WOFF 76
 
Final
APP 58
GSOUT 77
 
Final
UNT 81
CHAR 65
 
Final
MURST 65
EILL 57
 
Final
MARS 87
FIU 69
 
Final
WKENT 71
FATL 68
 
Final
ILLCH 67
UWGB 72
 
Final
ORU 74
NDST 58
 
Final
NDAK 75
NARZ 85
 
Final
RICE 54
ODU 63
 
Final
MON 60
RIDE 63
 
Final
PEAY 64
SIUE 61
 
Final
LATU 77
UTEP 60
 
Final
SMISS 70
TXSA 66
Final
TENST 52
TENNM 69
 
Final
CHIST 74
GRCN 70
 
Final
UMKC 69
WLVRN 50
 
Final
SALA 57
LAMON 75
 
Final
ARKST 81
TXARL 80
 
Final
ARKLR 92
UGST 83
 
Final
TXST 67
TROY 61
 
2nd
COL 54
ARZ 77
 
2nd
PURD 78
RUTG 62
 
2nd
MEM 52
SMU 63
 
Final
NCOL 77
SUTAH 64
 
2nd
MORE 80
TENT 64
 
2nd
EWASH 92
MNTST 67
 
Half
PORT 41
BYU 33
 
Half
CSNO 35
CSFU 39
 
Half
IDAHO 24
MONT 33
 
Half
SCU 19
PAC 22
 
Half
UCSB 30
UCD 30
 
Half
CPSL 30
UCI 40
 
1st
UTAH 15
ARST 5
 
11:00pm Tonight
STAN
ORST
11:00pm Tonight
GONZ
SDU
11:00pm Tonight
USF
GAELS
 
11:59pm Tonight
HAW
LBSU
 
Final
NYR 4
ARI 3
Final
CLB 2
MON 5
Final
BUF 6
VAN 3
Final
FLA 0
CHI 3
Final
TOR 3
PHI 2
Final
WIN 1
STL 2
 
3rd
NAS 2
MIN 3
 
1st
SJS 1
DET 0
 
1st
LOS 0
OTT 0