Scott Diamond pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since June, and the Minnesota Twins avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Wednesday.
Brian Dozier’s two-run homer for Minnesota was one of a career-high four long balls hit off Chicago starter John Danks, and the Twins finished their first three-game sweep of the season and their first over White Sox in three years with an 8-4 victory on Thursday.
Gavin Floyd felt great about the way he pitched on Sunday. He wasn’t so pleased with the final result for the Chicago White Sox.
Joe Mauer drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins rallied against Max Scherzer, handing the contending Detroit Tigers a 10-4 loss Sunday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Adam Dunn said he feels fine and Jake Peavy was in good spirits after notching another win. The Chicago White Sox look ready for the stretch run, with a big test coming in less than 24 hours.
Jake Peavy’s one bad inning was enough to send the Chicago White Sox to a costly loss. Jason Kubel and Luke Hughes homered during Minnesota’s six-run first inning, and the Twins snapped Chicago’s five-game winning streak with a 7-6 victory on Wednesday.