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Twins Pound White Sox, Extend Lead In Central To Eight Games

Last updated on Thursday, September 16, 2010

(CHICAGO, IL) - The Minnesota Twins pounded another nail in Chicago’s coffin as they pounded the White Sox 9-3.

Joe Mauer broke a scoreless tie with a three-run homer in the top of the fifth.

Minnesota would score three more runs in the sixth before Carlos Quentin put the Sox on the board with a two-run shot off Minnesota starter Brian Duensing.

The Twins scored three more runs in the seventh, two coming on a single by Jim Thome.

Duensing got the win to move to 9-2 while Gavin Floyd took the loss for Chicago to fall to 10-13.

Minnesota opens up an eight-game lead over Chicago in the AL Central and drops their magic number to clinch the division to ten.

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