Twins beat Sox 10-3 14 May 13

CHICAGO WHITE SOX (15-21) AT MINNESOTA TWINS (18-17)

MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013 – TARGET FIELD – MINNEAPOLIS, MN


                                                                 

FINAL

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2

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9

R

H

E

LOB

Chicago White Sox

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

3

10

1

7

Minnesota Twins

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4

1

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1

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X

10

12

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7

WINNING PITCHER:  Hernandez (2-0, 5.79)

LOSING PITCHER:  Santiago (1-2, 2.23)

SAVE:  None

 

 

FIRST PITCH:  7:13 pm                          GAME TIME TEMP:   72 degrees, wind from W-SE at 17 mph                      TIME OF GAME:  2:51                           ATTENDANCE:  25,605

 

HOME RUNS:     Hicks (2, off Santiago, 4th inning, nobody on, no outs, 1-2 pitch, 417 feet to center field)

                                 Hicks (3, off Santiago, 6th inning, nobody on, one out, first pitch, 412 feet to left-center field)

 

PITCHING LINES:

CHICAGO WHITE SOX

IP

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ER

BB

SO

HR

WP

PITCHES/K

Hector Santiago (L)

5.2

8

6

3

1

6

2

0

109/75

Matt Lindstrom

0.1

0

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0

0

1

0

0

3/3

Brian Omogrosso

1.0

1

0

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1

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17/8

Deunte Heath

1.0

3

4

4

3

0

0

0

29/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINNESOTA TWINS

IP

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R

ER

BB

SO

HR

WP

PITCHES/K

Pedro Hernandez (W)

5.1

6

3

3

0

4

0

0

84/54

Josh Roenicke

1.2

1

0

0

0

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1

23/15

Jared Burton

1.0

2

0

0

1

1

0

0

15/8

Casey Fien

1.0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

12/10

NEXT GAME:<br />
Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins<br />
Tuesday, May 14 – 7:10 p.m. (CT)<br />
--------------------------------------------------<br />
Jake Peavy (R, 4-1, 3.03)<br />
vs.<br />
Kevin Correia (R, 4-2, 3.09)<br />

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHITE SOX NOTES:

·    Hector Santiago made his third start of the season…he was dealt his second loss, his previous being also to the Twins, in relief, April 20 at U.S. Cellular Field…he has struck out 20 batters in his last three starts (18.0 IP).

·    White Sox starters have posted a 2.48 ERA (72.2 IP, 20 ER) in their last 11 games.

·    Alex Rios (1-for-4) is hitting .450 (18-for-40) with five doubles in his last 10 games at Target Field (since June 25, 2012)…lifetime, he is hitting .358 (38-for-106) in 27 games here with his 38 hits being the second most among all opponents, trailing only Miguel Cabrera with 43.

·    Rios recorded his 297th double in the first inning, moving within three of 300…33 active major leaguers have reached 300 doubles in their careers.

·    Alejandro De Aza (3-for-5) is hitting .313 (15-for-48) in 11 games this month…for the season, he is hitting .364 (12-for-33) against left-handed pitching…De Aza tied his season-high with three hits tonight, done twice previously.

·    Alexei Ramirez (3-for-4) has hit safely in 36 of 44 career games at Minnesota (Dome and Target Field), hitting .329 (56-for-170) here.

·    Brian Omogrosso made just his second appearance of the season…13 of his last 17 appearances have been scoreless (since July 13, 2012), for an ERA of 1.93 (18.2 IP, 4 ER) in that span.

 

TWINS NOTES: ­

·    The Twins extended their winning streak against the White Sox to three games, their longest streak against the Sox since winning nine straight September 14, 2010-July 8, 2011.

·    The Twins have won five of their last seven games…they are one game over .500 for the third time in their last five days.

·    After allowing two runs in the top of the first, the Twins have allowed their opponents to score 39 runs in the first inning this season; entering today, only Houston had allowed more first inning runs in all of baseball with 42…the Twins have allowed their opponents to score the game’s first run in 21 of 35 games played.

·    Pedro Hernandez earned his second career win tonight and set a single game career-high with four strikeouts…he did not allow a walk, giving Twins starters just six walks allowed in their last eight games (41.2 IP).

·    Joe Mauer (1-for-2) extended his hitting streak to a season-high 12 games, marking his longest since June 17-July 3, 2012 (also 12)…he is hitting .447 (21-for-47) during the streak…it is the longest current streak in the AL after Miguel Cabrera went 0-for-4 tonight against Houston.

·    Justin Morneau (3-for-4) extended his hitting streak to nine straight games and is hitting .417 (15-for-36) in that span…he has hit safely in 15 of his last 17 games, batting .358 (24-for-67) in that span…Morneau drove in four runs tonight, giving him 17 this month; he entered today with the most RBI in baseball for the month…the four RBI set a single-game high for the season, his most since August 6, 2012 at Cleveland (also 4).

·    Trevor Plouffe (1-for-4) has 10 RBI in his last 11 games (since May 3)…he went 1-for-2 off Sox starter Hector Santiago and is now hitting .400 (10-for-25) against left-handed pitching this season…Plouffe’s third inning double was his 200th career hit.

·    Aaron Hicks hit his second career home run in the fourth inning, both have been hit as a right-handed batter…Hicks has hit safely in 13 of his last 18 games.

·    Hicks gave the Twins their first player with a two-homer game this season, the previous being Justin Morneau September 9, 2012 vs. Cleveland…it was also Hicks’ first career multi-hit game.

·    Hicks became the youngest Twin (at 23 years, 223 days) to record a multi-homer game since Justin Morneau did it August 12, 2004 at Seattle (23 years, 89 days).

·    Pedro Florimon recorded his fourth bunt hit…Manny Machado was the only player in baseball with four bunt hits entering today.

·    Joe Mauer was intentionally walked in the eighth inning, giving him 99 for his career, tying him with Rod Carew for fourth on the Twins all-time list.