Nick Blackburn, Twins
He outdueled Mark Buehrle for eight innings before giving way to Matt Capps for the ninth.
BY THE NUMBERS
95 Pitches thrown by Blackburn, who had tired by the eighth.
7 Consecutive victories for the Twins against the White Sox, including four this year.
131 Career homers for Michael Cuddyer, whose second-inning shot off Mark Buehrle was the difference.
The Twins play their next 15 games against NL teams, starting tonight against San Diego.