MLB: Chi. White Sox 4, Minn. 0 (2nd game)

Sept. 5, 2011 at 11:05 PM
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MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Zach Stewart carried a perfect game into the eighth inning and the Chicago White Sox baffled Minnesota 4-0 for a sweep of Monday's doubleheader.

Stewart (2-3), making only his eighth major league start, breezed through the first seven innings without allowing a base runner. Alexi Ramirez made a diving stab of a Joe Mauer liner to end the seventh.

Danny Valencia led off the eighth with the Twins' only hit, a solid liner to right to break up the perfect game.

The victory enabled the White Sox to sweep a twin bill after winning the first contest 2-1.

Stewart, obtained from Toronto in a July three-way trade that sent Chicago's Edwin Jackson to St. Louis, threw 75 of his 114 pitches for strikes and didn't issue a walk while fanning nine.

Ramirez went 3-for-5 with a run-scoring single and Brent Morel added three hits, including a two-run single in the victory.

Twins starter Scott Diamond (1-3) yielded two runs on eight hits over five frames.

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