Twins Continue Dominance Over White Sox With 8-5 Win


CHICAGO (AP) — Luke Hughes’ three-run homer capped a six-run fourth Friday night and the Minnesota Twins continued their mastery of the Chicago White Sox, rallying for an 8-5 victory.


The Twins are 6-0 against the White Sox this season, have won nine straight in the series going back to last year and are 28-6 in the past 34 games between the two AL Central foes.


The White Sox scored five runs in the first, but starter Gavin Floyd couldn’t hold the 5-1 lead and was driven out after 3 2-3 innings when Rene Tosoni hit a bases-loaded single to tie it.


Hughes greeted reliever Will Ohman with a long three-run homer to left, his third homer of the season, to put the Twins up 8-5.


Floyd (6-9), winless in six starts since June 1, gave up nine hits and was charged with seven runs.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

  • stucky

    zack zademan another sox apologist the fans see whats going on and they keep cutting the callers off


    Did anyone else have problems with the streaming audio link the last two days?

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