Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Gavin Floyd threw seven scoreless innings
on Tuesday and the Chicago White Sox hung on to edge the Minnesota Twins, 3-2,
in the middle test of a three-game set at Target Field.
Floyd (6-7) scattered five hits and struck out nine without issuing a free
pass to earn the win. Addison Reed allowed two runs in the ninth, but survived
to notch his 10th save of the season.
Alex Rios clubbed a two-run home run among his two hits and scored twice,
while Alexei Ramirez went 2-for-3 with an RBI single for the ChiSox, who
bounced back from a 4-1 defeat on Monday.
Jamey Carroll slapped a two-run single in defeat for the Twins, who had their
modest two-game winning streak snapped. Joe Mauer and Josh Willingham added
hits in the loss.
Liam Hendriks (0-5) allowed three runs on five hits and a walk with five
strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings to absorb the loss.
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