White Sox defeat Twins 6-0
On Friday, The Chicago White Sox faced off against the Minnesota Twins and came out with a 6-0 win.
This was a crucial win for the White Sox in order to keep their one game lead over the Detroit Tigers in the American league central division. Currently the White Sox are 77-66 white the Tigers are 76-67, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.
It all started with starting pitcher Christopher Allen Sale, who pitched six scoreless innings in order to give the White Sox the advantage.
After Sale, relieving pitchers Brett Meyers and Matt Thornton continued the trend by throwing three scoreless innings, according to SB Nation Chicago.
Then first/third baseman Kevin Youkilis came hit a home run, his third in two games.
The White Sox have proved to fans that despite key injuries, they are a winning team.
White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski told the Star Tribune, “[Jake] Peavy was hurt. We lost [Mark] Buehrle. Our bullpen was super young. We had a bunch of hitters coming off not-so-great years.”
The White Sox will face off against the Twins again Saturday.