Alexei Ramirez touches home after his second homer of the season. (David Banks/AP)
By Jesse Temple / MLB.com
Gavin Floyd held the Pirates scoreless on two hits over eight innings, and Bobby Jenks slammed the door in the ninth as the White Sox kicked off Interleague Play by coming out on the winning end of a pitchers' duel. Alexei Ramirez scored both of the South Siders' runs.
BATTING HR: Ramirez, Al (2, 8th inning off Duke, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Podsednik 2; Konerko; Pierzynski;
Ramirez, Al 5. RBI: Podsednik (3), Ramirez, Al (15). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nix, J. SAC:
Fields. GIDP: Dye; Pierzynski; Quentin. Team RISP: 0-for-3. Team LOB: 2.
Ramirez, Al (7, 2nd base off Duke/Jaramillo). CS: Podsednik (3, 2nd base by Duke/Jaramillo).