Chicago player Jake Peavy managed to produce a brilliant performance with the ball, whereby he led his side to a comfortable 7-0 win over the Minnesota Twins. The player didn’t give away a single run and had just three hits in 8 innings. His pitches on the day were simply unplayable.
Twins catcher, Joe Mauer, managed to double towards the deep left field, towards the end of the first innings. His team mate Denard Span was struck out, while second base Ben Revere was grounded out. Michael Cuddyer was grounded out at short stop, bringing nothing to the score board.
White Sox managed to score in second innings, with Brent Lillibridge managing to score the solo home run. The side was in a 1-0 lead, with White Sox batters adding three more in the 4th innings to take the match away from Twins. The Pitchers managed to keep their line on the mark and their fast balls didn’t allow the Twins to scored.
Konerko then managed to score a home run of his own to add another run to the tally. Carlos Quention added another one, when Alex Rios was doubled off deep in the centre. The 3rd run came by Rios, when Brent Morel hit a ground into the fielder’s choice. Their comfortable lead made them over confident and the got out owing to some rash hits.
It was Peavy’s night nevertheless, who didn’t have a single walk, and pitched eight innings with and ERA of 4.63. The player got six batsmen in 108 pitches.
“We're going to grind things out. That's a testament to these guys who have not mailed it in,” stated the player.
For the last innings, Alexei Ramirez scored two home runs, towards the left field. Morel manage another to take the score 6-0 in the 7th innings. The final score was 7-0, with Rios adding another one to the left field. This win seals the series between the two sides, with White Sox winning all three of the matches.