Twins Post-Game Notes, September 16 vs. Chicago White Sox 17 Sep 12

CHICAGO WHITE SOX (79-66) at MINNESOTA TWINS (60-87)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2012 – TARGET FIELD – MINNEAPOLIS, MN


 

FINAL

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

R

H

E

LOB

Chicago White Sox

0

0

2

1

0

6

0

0

0

9

10

0

5

Minnesota Twins

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

2

6

1

6

WINNING PITCHER: Peavy (11-11, 3.26)

LOSING PITCHER: Diamond (11-8, 3.69)

SAVE: None

FIRST PITCH: 1:12 pm              GAME TIME TEMP: 73, winds from S-SW at 9 mph          TIME OF GAME: 2:55                     ATTENDANCE: 31,722

HOME RUNS: Mauer (10, off Peavy, first inning, nobody on, nobody out, 1-0 pitch, 384 feet to left field)

Dunn (39, off Diamond, sixth inning, nobody on, nobody out, 1-2 pitch, 415 feet to right field)

Viciedo (21, off Diamond, sixth inning, one on, one out, 0-1 pitch, 409 feet to left field)

PITCHING LINES:

CHICAGO

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

HR

WP

PITCHES/K

Jake Peavy (W)

6.0

4

2

2

1

6

1

0

101/71

Brian Omogrosso

1.0

2

0

0

1

1

0

0

28/18

Donnie Veal

1.0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

19/12

Philip Humber

1.0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

10/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINNESOTA

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

HR

WP

PITCHES/K

Scott Diamond (L)

5.1

7

6

6

1

2

2

0

94/61

Anthony Swarzak

0.1

1

3

0

2

0

0

0

26/12

Kyle Waldrop

1.1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

17/12

Jared Burton

1.0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

16/14

Glen Perkins

1.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

11/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHITE SOX NOTES:

  • ·    The White finished the season 14-4 against the Twins…they swept the Twins for the second time this season.
  • ·    The Sox are now 30-19 in day games this season.
  • ·    Jake Peavy earned his first road win since August 1 at Minnesota…he improved to 4-1, 2.25 (32.0 ip, 8 er) in five starts against the Twins this season, including his fourth straight victory today.
  • ·    White Sox pitchers allowed five runs on 12 hits during this series…Sox starters allowed four runs on eight hits in19.0 innings during this series.
  • ·    Kevin Youkilis has driven in 16 runs in his last 20 games, including seven in his last four.
  • ·    Alex Rios (2-for-3) has hit safely in 16 of 18 games played against the Twins this season, with multiple hits in 11 of those…he hit .418 (28-for-67) against the Twins this season and is hitting .303 (109-for-360) vs. the Twins for his career.
  • ·    Rios hit his eighth triple, tying his single-season career-high, done in 2008 with Toronto.
  • ·    Adam Dunn hit his 39th home run, his most in a season since 2007 when he hit 40 between Cincinnati and Arizona…also the most home runs for a White Sox left-handed batter since Jim Thome hit 42 in 2006…fourth home run for Dunn against the Twins this season.

TWINS NOTES: ­

  • ·    The Twins are now 17-32 in day games…the Twins were swept for the 11th time this season.
  • ·    Scott Diamond set a career-high with six runs allowed…he has posted an ERA of 7.33 (23.1 ip, 19 er) in his last four starts.
  • ·    Joe Mauer hit his 94th career home run and 10th of the season, marking his third season reaching double-digit home runs and first since finishing 2009 with 28 homers…the home run was his first at Target Field since July 16 vs. Baltimore.
  • ·    The six runs allowed in the sixth inning tied a season-high for runs allowed in an inning, done five times previously, last on August 23 at Texas in the eighth inning.
  • ·    Chris Herrmann made his Major League debut today, becoming the fourth Twin this season to make his ML debut in 2012…he grounded out to second base in his only at-bat.
  • ·    Target Field’s accumulative attendance is now 2,580,329, marking the fourth-highest in club history…the top three attendance figures in Twins history are below:

2010:  3,223,640

2011:  3,168,107

1988:  3,030,672

2012:  2,580,329