Chicago wins late 02 Aug 12

Chicago’s Jake Peavy tossed eight stellar innings to lift the White Sox in a 3-2 win over the Twins yesterday at Target Field. Peavy fanned eight and allowed two runs, just one earned, on five hits to improve to 9-and-7 on the season. Addison Reed closed it out to nail down his 18th save. Danny Valencia clubbed a solo homer and Joe Mauer added an RBI groundout for Minnesota. Scott Diamond gave up all three runs through seven-and-a-third innings of duty to suffer the loss. Ben Revere extended his hitting streak to 15 games with a double in the first frame. Minnesota is at Boston to begin a four-game series tonight. Coverage begins at 5:40pm, first pitch at 6:10pm on 860 AM KNUJ and SAM 107.3.