White Sox Vs. Twins Preview: Francisco Liriano Makes Chicago Debut Against Former Team

All eyes will be on Francisco Liriano when the right-handed pticher makes his debut for the Chicago White Sox against the only team the 28-year old had ever known before Saturday's trade: the Minnesota Twins. Liriano pitched in part sof seven seasons during his injury-plagued time in Minnesota, earning a trip to the All-Star Game in 2006 and the AL Comeback Player of the Year award in 2010. Chicago will be looking for a steady performance after dropping its last two games following a five-game winning streak.

Liriano was 3-10 this season with a 5.31 ERA for the Twins. He'll be opposed by Nick Blackburn, who's 4-6 this season with a 7.99 ERA.

Game Date & Time: Tuesday, July 31, 7:10 p.m. CT

TV: Comcast SportsNet

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more on this series, visit White Sox blog South Side Sox and Twins blog Twinkie Town. For more news from around baseball, check out Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish.

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