White Sox edge Twins 4-2 15 May 13

CHICAGO WHITE SOX (16-21) AT MINNESOTA TWINS (18-18)

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013 – TARGET FIELD – MINNEAPOLIS, MN


                                                                 

FINAL

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Chicago White Sox

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12

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Minnesota Twins

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WINNING PITCHER:  Jake Peavy (5-1, 2.96)

LOSING PITCHER:  Kevin Correia (4-3, 3.35)

SAVE:  Addison Reed (12)

 

 

FIRST PITCH:  7:10 pm                          GAME TIME TEMP:   92 degrees, wind from WNW at 18 mph                     TIME OF GAME:  2:44                           ATTENDANCE:  32,023

 

HOME RUNS:     Dunn (7, 2nd inning off Correia, none on, no outs, 1-0 pitch, 413 to left field)

                                 Viciedo (3, 2nd inning off Correia, none on, no outs, 1-0 pitch, 424 to left field)

 

PITCHING LINES:

CHICAGO WHITE SOX

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Jake Peavy (W)

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104/70

Jesse Crain

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14/9

Addison Reed (S)

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10/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINNESOTA TWINS

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Kevin Correia (L)

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100/64

Casey Fien

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8/4

Brian Duensing

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Ryan Pressly

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20/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHITE SOX NOTES:

·    The White Sox defeated the Twins 4-2 tonight, their first win of the season against Minnesota…Chicago has won 13 of the last 18 games and 23 of the last 32 against the Twins…they are now 6-9 against the AL Central, 8-12 on the road and 14-15 vs. right-handed starters.

·    Jake Peavy allowed two runs on five hits while striking out six in 7.0 innings tonight…he has at least six strikeouts in each of his six starts this season…he is now 7-3, 2.84 ERA (82.1 IP, 26 ER) in 13 career starts vs. the Twins and 5-1, 1.74 ERA (41.1 IP, 8 ER) in six starts at Target Field, all six being quality outings…White Sox starters have posted a 2.49 ERA (79.2 IP, 22 ER) in their last 12 games.

·    Adam Dunn (1-for-4) hit his seventh home run of the season in the second inning with a solo shot…the homer snapped an 0-for-last-14 streak over his last four games…it was his first home run and first RBI in the month of May…he now needs just one home run to tie Darrell Evans (414) for 47th on MLB’s all-time list.

·    Dayan Viciedo (1-for-3) hit his third home run of the season with a solo shot in the second inning off Correia…it was his 34th career home run…has a hit in eight of his last nine games.

·    Alex Rios (1-for-3) is hitting .442 (19-for-43) with five doubles in his last 11 games at Target Field (since June 25, 2012)…lifetime, he is hitting .358 (39-for-109) in 28 games here with his 39 hits being the second most among all opponents, trailing only Miguel Cabrera with 43…he extended his current hit streak to nine-games tonight.

·    Alexei Ramirez (2-for-4) has hit safely in 37 of 45 career games at Minnesota (Dome and Target Field), hitting .333 (58-for-174) here…has three straight multi-hit games for the first time since July 24-27 (2 vs. MIN, 1 vs. TEX).

·    Conor Gillaspie (2-for-4) collected his team-high 10th multi-hit game tonight…has two multi-hit games in his last three starts…he leads all AL rookies with 27 hits.

·    Dewayne Wise (2-for-4) is hitting .414 (12-for-29) over his last 10 games to raise his season average from .091 to .275.

 

TWINS NOTES: ­

·    The Twins fell to the White Sox for the first time this season by a score of 4-2 and are now 3-1 against the Sox this season…the Twins are now 9-9 at Target Field this season and 7-9 vs. the AL Central…the Twins tied their season-high by turning four double plays in tonight’s game, the other time coming May 6 at Boston…the Twins have turned 41 double plays this season and were tied for fourth in the majors coming into today (37) behind Houston (52), St. Louis (41) and Baltimore (39).

·    Kevin Correia allowed four runs on nine hits and one walk while striking out two in 7.0 innings tonight…he allowed two runs on back-to-back home runs in the second inning…he allowed two runs in the eighth inning without recording an out as Casey Fien allowed his two inherited runners to score…has tossed at least 7.0 innings in six of his eight starts this season…the loss snaps a three-game winning-streak at Target Field (April 15-28).

·    Joe Mauer (1-for-4) extended his hitting streak to a season-high 13 games, marking his longest since May 5-21, 2009 (14-game hit-streak); also marks the fourth longest of his career.

·    Justin Morneau (2-for-4) extended his hitting streak to 10 straight games and is hitting .425 (17-for-40) in that span…he has hit safely in 16 of his last 18 games, batting .366 (26-for-71) in that span.

·    Josh Willingham (1-for-4) hit his eighth double of the season in the seventh inning…13 of his 22 hits this season are for extra bases…he has reached base safely in 30 of his 32 games played…the double off Peavy was just his second career hit off Peavy (1-for-18 coming into today).