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Twins fall again after loss to White Sox

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Pierce County Herald
Twins fall again after loss to White Sox
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

The Twins couldn't recover from another horrible start by Kevin Slowey, falling to the Chicago White Sox 8-7 last night at Target Field.

Slowey failed to make it out of the fourth inning, allowing nine hits and five runs, but the Twins were still ahead thanks to a six-run outburst in the second inning. But reliever Alex Burnett couldn't hold the lead, giving up a go-ahead run-scoring double by AJ Pierzynski in the fifth inning. The Twins closed to within one run in the ninth on Delmon Young's run-scoring single, but Bobby Jenks got out of the inning to save Chicago's ninth straight win.

The White Sox are a full game up on second-place Detroit in the AL Central, while the Twins fell to four-and-a-half games out after dropping the opener of the four-game series. Francisco Liriano starts tonight for the Twins against Gavin Floyd for the Pale Hose.

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