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Righty two outs away
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White Sox 7, Twins 1
Gavin Floyd struck out four and allowed one unearned run in 8 1/3 innings. (AP)
After a 7 1/3-innings close call on April 12, Gavin Floyd again put himself on the precipice of a no-hitter on Tuesday, entering the ninth without having allowed a hit. But with one out, the Twins' Joe Mauer hit a double, ending Floyd's bid, though the White Sox won the contest.
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Series at a glance:
MIN
Minnesota (16-15)
Lost 1
Chi White Sox 7, Minnesota 1   CWS
Chi White Sox (15-16)
Won 1
May 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 1 2
Chi White Sox
2 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 X   7 11 1
Standings thru 5/6/08  |  Recap: MIN | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Twins stats  |  White Sox stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gomez, CF4000010.261
Harris, 2B3000110.262
Mauer, C2110200.337
Morneau, 1B4000003.274
Cuddyer, RF4000015.259
Kubel, DH2001010.241
Young, LF3000011.256
Lamb, 3B3000000.209
Everett, SS3000000.162
Totals28111359 

BATTING
2B: Mauer (9, Floyd).
TB: Mauer 2.
RBI: Kubel (18).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cuddyer 2.
SF: Kubel.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Gomez (2, throw), Lamb (3, throw).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, SS4210103.214
Quentin, LF4122000.280
Thome, DH3000103.209
Konerko, 1B3000103.220
Dye, RF3222101.265
Pierzynski, C4120011.282
Swisher, CF4000003.196
Crede, 3B4021002.257
Uribe, 2B4121011.195
Totals3371164217 

BATTING
2B: Pierzynski (8, Korecky), Crede (6, Korecky).
HR: Dye (4, 6th inning off Blackburn, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cabrera; Quentin 2; Dye 5; Pierzynski 3; Crede 3; Uribe 2.
RBI: Dye 2 (12), Uribe (10), Quentin 2 (24), Crede (23).
2-out RBI: Dye; Uribe.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pierzynski; Cabrera 2.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Quentin (2, 2nd base by Crain/Mauer), Crede (1, 2nd base by Blackburn/Mauer).

FIELDING
E: Quentin (2, fielding).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blackburn (L, 2-2)6.06433113.65
Crain 1.03211005.59
Korecky 1.02110104.91
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Floyd (W, 3-1)8.11103402.50
Jenks 0.20000102.19

Pitches-strikes: Blackburn 92-59, Crain 32-17, Korecky 20-13, Floyd 105-62, Jenks 7-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Blackburn 5-11, Crain 1-1, Korecky 1-1, Floyd 10-11, Jenks 1-0.
Batters faced: Blackburn 26, Crain 6, Korecky 5, Floyd 30, Jenks 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Jenks 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:27.
Att: 23,480.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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