Francisco Liriano, Twins
The lefty continued his strong recent pitching by going seven innings, giving up one run and four hits, striking out five and walking two.
BY THE NUMBERS
10 Hits given up by Chicago's Jake Peavy, a season high.
100-98 The Twins' record in Target Field.
.322 Jamey Carroll's batting average with runners in scoring position.
White Sox righthander Gavin Floyd, who faces the Twins on Tuesday at Target Field, is 0-4 with a 5.58 ERA on the road this season.
LA VELLE E. NEAL III
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