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White Sox Pick Up Fourth Straight Win As Pitching Blanks Twins

Last updated on Tuesday, August 30, 2011

(CHICAGO, IL) - Mark Buehrle and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout as the Chicago White Sox blanked the Minnesota Twins 3-0.

Buehrle went seven and two-thirds innings, allowing four hits while walking two and striking out four to improve to 11-6.

Jesse Crain got the final out in the eighth and Sergio Santos pitched a perfect ninth to collect his 27th save.

Rookie catcher Tyler Flowers hit a sacrifice fly in the second inning and an RBI double in seventh to put the Sox up 2-0.

Dayan Viciedo concluded the scoring with an RBI single in the eighth as Chicago has won four games in a row and trails first-place Detroit by five games in the AL Central.

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