Mostly Cloudy
78°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

Mauer, Doumit lead Twins over White Sox

Published: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
Caption
(AP photo)
White Sox pitcher Dylan Axelrod throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning Tuesday in Minneapolis.

MINNEAPOLIS – Ryan Doumit hit a go-ahead double in the eighth inning, leading the Minnesota Twins over the White Sox, 7-5, on Tuesday night.

Joe Mauer homered and Trevor Plouffe had an RBI single in Minnesota's four-run first inning off Dylan Axelrod.

The Sox came back to tie it at 5 in the eighth when Alex Rios worked a leadoff walk from reliever Jared Burton (1-4), stole second and scored on Paul Konerko's single that bounced off the pitcher's mound and into center field.

Clete Thomas walked with two outs against Ramon Troncoso (0-2) in the eighth. Mauer followed with a single – his third hit of the game – and Doumit doubled. Doumit also had three hits.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Watch Now

Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

Coach Carey Talks NIU Football at Media Day

More videos »

Reader Poll

What personal safety devices do you carry?
Pepper spray
Stun gun
Keychain
Gun
Nothing