A.J. Pierzynski, Chicago
He hit a two-run, tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning.
BY THE NUMBERS
8 Strikeouts for Francisco Liriano, who also issued four walks in six innings.
18 Home runs this season for Pierzynski, matching his career high.
4 Hits for Denard Span, including two against Liriano.
14 Consecutive games with a hit for Ben Revere, who had a pinch-hit single.
Scott Diamond tossed his first career shutout Friday against Cleveland. Jake Peavy held the Twins to one earned run last week.