Twins Outslug Astros; Open Series With White Sox

MLB roundup: White Sox beat Rays 2-1; Twins edge Astros 9-8

Less than three weeks into the 2018 season, the Twins on Friday, April 13, postponed their second game of the season because of snow, with Saturday's matinee against the White Sox nearly sure to follow, leaving big scheduling headaches for both teams. The announcement of a rescheduled game will come at a later time.

Friday's forecast in Minneapolis is calling for mixed precipitation and six-to-eight inches of snow, while the temperature feels like 16 degrees Fahrenheit.

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This is the second straight game of the series that has been postponed as the Twins and White Sox didn't play Friday because of rain. The Twins have opened at home just twice.

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Minnesota won 4-0 Thursday, a game where Joe Mauer recorded his 2,000th career hit.

"I need to go deeper", Lynn said. "So, I don't know".

The weather wound up taking three of four at Target Field this weekend. Friday would have marked the first time the Twins needed a fifth starter this season but manager Paul Molitor opted not to name a starter because of uncertainty over the weather. But so far, so good.

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