Chi. White Sox 3, Minnesota 0

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, August 29, 2011 8:10 PM
Location - U.S Cellular Field
Temperature - 74°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jim Reynolds, First Base - Mike DiMuro, Second Base - Tim Welke, Third Base - Andy Fletcher,
Attendance - 24120

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Chi. White Sox 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 8 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 56-78 29-39 27-39 L1
Chi. White Sox 67-65 30-36 37-29 W4

Recap


Mark Buehrle pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings and the Chicago White Sox posted their fourth consecutive victory, beating the visiting Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Monday.

Buehrle (11-6) gave up four hits and struck out four to win for the fifth time in six decisions as the White Sox moved within five games of first-place Detroit in the American League Central.

Tyler Flowers drove in two runs for the White Sox with a second-inning sacrifice fly and a seventh-inning double.

Jesse Crain recorded the final out in the eighth and Sergio Santos pitched a perfect ninth for his 27th save as the White Sox handed Minnesota its eighth loss in nine games.

Alejandro De Aza doubled with one out in the second and stole third before scoring on Flowers’ fly ball to center.

Dayan Viciedo singled to lead off the seventh and was sacrificed to second before Flowers doubled to left-center field to make it 2-0.

Chicago added a run in the eighth when Alexei Ramirez scored from second on Viciedo’s infield single.

Twins star Joe Mauer missed his sixth consecutive game with neck stiffness.

Minnesota’s Kevin Slowey (0-3) gave up two runs and six hits in seven innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   Chi. White Sox
Kevin Slowey Player Mark Buehrle
Loss W/L Win
7.0 IP 7.2
3 Strikeouts 4
6 Hits 4
2.57 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Minnesota   Chi. White Sox
Tsuyoshi Nishioka Player Alejandro De Aza
1 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
1 TB 3
1.000 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 4 0 4 .133 9 6 0 2 0 0
Chi. White Sox 8 0 11 .276 11 4 3 2 2 1

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. White Sox will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The White Sox have a W/L % of .515 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Chi. White Sox. The Twins have a W/L % of .491 after a win and .364 after a loss.
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