Twins drop game 2 to White Sox 17 Aug 13

CHICAGO WHITE SOX (47-74) AT MINNESOTA TWINS (54-66)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2013 – TARGET FIELD – MINNEAPOLIS, MN


                                                                 

FINAL

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9

R

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Chicago White Sox

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2

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

5

10

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5

Minnesota Twins

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0

0

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0

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1

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2

9

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10

WINNING PITCHER:  Quintana (7-4, 3.66)

LOSING PITCHER:  Correia (8-9, 4.61)

SAVE:  Reed (29)

 

 

FIRST PITCH:  7:10 pm                          GAME TIME TEMP:  78 degrees, wind from SSW at 6 mph                           TIME OF GAME 3:04                            ATTENDANCE:  28,834

 

HOME RUNS:     Mauer (11, 1st inning off Quintana, none on, one out, 3-2 pitch, 407 feet to right center field)

                                 Keppinger (3, 3rd inning off Correia, none on, one out, 3-2 pitch, 380 feet to left field)

                                 Dunn (28, 3rd inning off Correia, none on, one out, 1-0 pitch, 347 feet to right field)

 

PITCHING LINES:

CHICAGO WHITE SOX

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PITCHES/K

Jose Quintana (W)

6.2

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7

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114/72

Donnie Veal

0.1

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12/5

Nate Jones

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22/15

Addison Reed (S)

1.0

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22/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINNESOTA TWINS

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PITCHES/K

Kevin Correia (L)

7.1

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99/63

Brian Duensing

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5/3

Anthony Swarzak

1.1

1

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0

23/15

WHITE SOX NOTES:

  • ·    The White Sox beat the Twins tonight, snapping their two-game losing streak…Chicago is now 16-36 against the AL Central and 4-10 against the Twins this season…it was their first win at Target Field in their last four games, since defeating Minnesota 9-4 on May 15…Chicago has collected at least nine hits in each of their last six games.
  • ·    Jose Quintana allowed two runs on six hits and two walks while striking out seven in 6.2 innings…it was his second quality start in his last three starts and his sixth quality outing in his last nine starts, since July 4…the seven strikeouts were the most since also striking out seven on July 9 at Detroit…he earned his second win in his last three starts tonight to improve to 7-4 on the season…it was also his first career win against the Twins, as he is now 1-2, 7.52 ERA (26.1 IP, 22 ER) in five career starts against Minnesota.
  • ·    Jeff Keppinger (2-for-4) hit his third home run of the season with a solo shot off Correia in the third inning…it was his first home run since June 28 (Game 1) vs. Cleveland, a span of 130 at-bats between home runs…it was just his second RBI in his last 11 games…he has three multi-hit games in his last five starts…he came into tonight’s game just 2-for-28 (.071) in nine games against the Twins this season.
  • ·    Adam Dunn (2-for-3) extended his current hit-streak to eight games with a single in the second inning…over the eight games he is hitting .393 (11-for-28) with two home runs, a double and two RBI…he hit his 28th home run of the season with a solo shot in the third inning off Correia, it was his seventh home run against the Twins this season and his 12th career homer against Minnesota…he has at least one hit in 10 of his last 11, 13 of his last 15 and 17 of his last 20 games…over his last 60 games he is hitting .314 (65-for-207) to raise his season average from .156 to .236.
  • ·    Dayan Viciedo (2-for-4) snapped a five-game, 0-for-13, hitless streak tonight…tonight was his first multi-hit game since going 2-for-4 on July 29 at Cleveland…he has at least one hit in six of his eight games against the Twins this season, hitting .300 (9-for-30) with two home runs and seven RBI.
  • ·    Conor Gillaspie (0-for-3) left tonight’s game with a bruised left hand and is considered day-to-day.

 

TWINS NOTES: ­

  • ·    The Twins lost to the White Sox tonight, falling to 10-4 against the White Sox this season…Minnesota is now 24-31 against AL Central opponents…the Twins are 5-4 in their last nine games and 5-3 in their last eight games at Target Field…the loss to Chicago was their first at Target Field in their last four games, since May 15.
  • ·    Kevin Correia allowed five runs, four earned, on nine hits and one walk while striking out three in 7.1 innings…it was his longest start since going 8.0 innings onApril 28 vs. Texas…the two home runs allowed tonight are the most since he allowed three home runs on June 1 vs. Seattle…it snapped a three game streak without giving up a home run, the longest streak of homerless starts since he did not allow a home run in eight straight starts July 29-September 5, 2012.
  • ·    Joe Mauer (3-for-4) hit his 11th home run of the season with a solo shot off Quintana in the first inning…it was his 105th career home run, which are sixth most among active catchers all-time…it was second home run in his last three games and third home run in his last six games…he has at least one hit in four straight games and multi-hit games in two of those four…he is hitting .404 (21-for-52) with three home runs, four doubles and five RBI in 14 games against the White Sox this season…over his last four games he is hitting .526 (10-for-19).
  • ·    Brian Dozier (1-for-4) drove in his 50th run of the season with an RBI single in the seventh inning…he has six RBI over his last six games…he was a part of two double plays turned by the Twins today and has now been a part of 87 double plays turned this season, the most in a single season by a Twins second baseman since Knoblauch turned 102 in 1997…the 87 double plays turned are 11th on the Twins all-time single-season list behind Knoblauch (88 in 1995).
  • ·    Josh Willingham (1-for-2) was hit by a pitch for the 14th time this season in the third inning, tying his season total from last year…he has 103 total hit-by-pitch, which are 12th most among active players.
  • ·    Wilkin Ramirez (1-for-3) hit his second career triple in the seventh inning, his only other coming on September 10, 2009 at Kansas City as a member of the Tigers.
  • ·    Doug Bernier (1-for-3) snapped a personal 0-for-last-9 with a single in his first at-bat of the night…he has a hit in seven of his 11 starts this season.
  • ·    Oswaldo Arcia (0-for-1) snapped his career-high nine-game hit-streak going 0-for-1 as a pinch-hitter…over the nine-game streak he hit .290 (11-for-38) with four doubles, three home runs and four RBI.