Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Chris Parmelee hit a three-run home run and
drove in four, all in the fifth inning, as the Minnesota Twins destroyed the
Chicago White Sox, 18-9, in the second of three from U.S. Cellular Field.
Ryan Doumit had three hits, including a solo homer, three RBI and three runs
scored, while Eduardo Escobar added three RBI and two runs scored for the
Twins, who scored a season high in runs to snap a two-game losing streak.
Scott Diamond (11-6) benefitted from the offense as he gave up four runs on
seven hits with two walks and four strikeouts over five innings to get the
DeWayne Wise hit a pair of doubles, drove in two and scored once for Chicago,
which has lost six of their last eight. Jose Quintana (5-4) gave up seven runs
on five hits with two walks in just 1 1/3 innings in the loss.
Chicago stayed a game ahead of Detroit, which lost to Cleveland on Tuesday,
for first place in the AL Central.
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