MINNEAPOLIS (CBS/AP) — Lucas Giolito gave up two hits over eight innings with a season-high 11 strikeouts, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1.
Giolito threw 111 pitches in his longest start of the year. He took another stride forward after a rough first month. Nelson Cruz’s home run in the third accounted for the only Minnesota runner past second base.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Severe Storms, Including Risk Of Tornadoes And Large Hail, Later In Afternoon And Evening
Cruz had the only other hit, a single in the first inning. Liam Hendricks pitched a perfect ninth for his ninth save.
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A gem from Lucas Giolito. 👏 pic.twitter.com/6rJQH3gM5e
— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) May 19, 2021
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