White Sox Rout Twins, Diamond 9-2
The Twins lost 9-2 to the Chicago White Sox Sunday. The Twins were swept in the 3-game series and have lost 5 of their last 6. Scott Diamond allowed 7 hits and 6 earned runs in 5 1/3 innings to take the loss and drop to 11-8. Jake Peavy earned the win and Adam Dunn hit a homerun for the White Sox. Joe Mauer was 2-4 with a solo homerun and Alexi Casilla was 2-4 with 1 RBI for the Twins. Mauer now has 10 homeruns.
The Twins are 60-87 and are off today. Minnesota begins a 3-game series at Cleveland Tuesday night at 6:05, pregame on WJON at 5:35. Righthander P.J. Walters (2-4) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander David Huff (1-0) toes the rubber for the Indians. Minnesota has 15 games left.