Rosario leads Lynn, Twins over White Sox 8-4

CHICAGO (AP) The Minnesota Twins hadn't won consecutive games since April 12. Lance Lynn hadn't won one all season.

Eddie Rosario homered and drove in five runs, Lynn earned his first AL victory and the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-4 on Saturday night.

Rosario had four hits, including a two-run homer in the third inning and a two-run double in the fourth. Minnesota tagged Hector Santiago (0-1) for eight runs in 3 1/3 innings. Chicago has lost six of seven.

Lynn (1-3) took advantage of the support, allowing two runs in six innings. He struck out seven without a walk and left his sixth start for the Twins with a 7.28 ERA.

The 30-year-old Lynn compiled a 72-47 record in his first six big league seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals. He received little interest on the free-agent market before signing a one-year, $12 million deal with the Twins a month into spring training.

''Feels like a monkey off my back, truthfully,'' Lynn said. ''There's still some work to do, but the offense was great tonight, defense was great. It was a good win and I'm just happy to be out of the zero column in wins, that's for sure.''

Handed a 3-0 lead before he threw a pitch, Lynn proceeded to give up four straight hits in the first inning but minimized the damage to one run. Lynn bent over and screamed after getting Daniel Palka to hit into an inning-ending 6-3 double play.

''Month-long frustration, finally let it out,'' Lynn said. ''I needed it. I made a pitch and we turned two. Hopefully I can get myself going here and go on a little run.''

Tim Anderson hit two solo home runs for the White Sox. His second career two-homer game gave him six this season.

Matt Magill allowed a run on two hits in two innings in relief of Lynn, and Phil Hughes recorded the final three outs.

Santiago allowed six hits and six walks before being replaced by Chris Volstad with one out in the fourth.

''Six bases on balls,'' White Sox manager Rick Renteria said. ''He didn't have command throughout the whole ballgame. We hoped he would settle down. Obviously, they jumped on us pretty early.''

BAD BOUNCE, GOOD RESULT

Rosario fouled a fourth-inning curveball from Volstad straight down, and his teammates were clearly amused in the dugout when the ball bounced and hit him in an unfortunate spot near his groin. Three pitches later, he doubled home two runs.

''It hurt, it hurt,'' Rosario said. ''They think it's funny, but it's not funny.''

ROSTER MOVES

The White Sox placed INF Yoan Moncada (left hamstring tightness) on the 10-day disabled list and recalled infielder Jose Rondon from Triple-A Charlotte. Renteria said an MRI came back clean and Moncada was placed on the DL as a precaution.

The Twins placed catcher Jason Castro (torn meniscus in right knee) on the 10-day DL and recalled catcher Bobby Wilson from Triple-A. The tear is small and manager Paul Molitor expressed optimism that Castro will be ready to return when he's eligible.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Twins: RHP Ervin Santana (right middle finger surgery) was transferred to the 60-day DL to make room for Wilson on the 40-man roster. Santana threw 30 pitches on the side on Friday.

White Sox: C Welington Castillo (lower abdominal pain) returned to the lineup after being held out the previous three games. ... RHP Miguel Gonzalez (rotator cuff inflammation) played long toss on Saturday. He has yet to throw off a mound since being placed on the DL retroactive to April 19.

UP NEXT

Twins RHP Kyle Gibson (1-1, 3.38 ERA) will carry of 1.96 road ERA into his matchup with righty James Shields (1-3, 5.35 ERA) in the finale of the four-game series. Shields is coming off his best outing of the season on May 1, allowing a run on two hits in six innings in a no-decision against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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MIN12-17
3032000008110
CHW9-22
1000101014110
  • W: L. Lynn (1-3)L: H. Santiago (0-1)
  • HR: MIN - E. Rosario (6), CHW - T. Anderson 2 (6)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
J. Mauer DH32200210.300.440.400.8405.5
B. Dozier 2B50100014.240.301.416.7170.5
M. Kepler RF22000302.279.359.500.8595.0
E. Escobar 3B42110105.314.368.6371.0066.0
E. Rosario LF51451001.274.299.522.82114.0
M. Garver C40110111.250.302.450.7522.5
L. Morrison 1B41000135.179.278.337.6150.5
E. Adrianza SS50110013.204.264.286.5502.5
R. LaMarre CF40100010.323.400.323.723-0.5
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    L. Garcia 2B40100011.271.320.386.7062.5
    Y. Sanchez 3B41200001.295.336.438.7745.0
    J. Abreu 1B40110001.271.341.492.8322.0
    N. Delmonico LF40200010.250.353.330.6822.5
    W. Castillo C40100031.222.282.389.671-0.5
    D. Palka DH40000024.219.219.531.750-1.0
    T. Thompson RF30000031.130.167.348.514-1.5
    a- J. Rondon PH10000000.000.000.000.0000.0
    T. Anderson SS43322000.261.307.462.76915.0
    A. Engel CF40100010.164.244.205.4490.5
    • a-lined out for Tr. Thompson in the 9th
    BATTING
    • 2B - E. Escobar (15), E. Rosario (8), E. Adrianza (4)
    • HR - E. Rosario (6)
    • RBI - E. Escobar (18), E. Rosario 5 (22), M. Garver (4), E. Adrianza (2)
    • 2-Out RBI - E. Rosario 2 (9)
    BATTING
    • 2B - Y. Sanchez 2 (7), N. Delmonico (4), T. Anderson (4)
    • HR - T. Anderson 2 (6)
    • RBI - J. Abreu (17), T. Anderson 2 (9)
    • 2-Out RBI - T. Anderson (5)
    BASERUNNING
    • CS - R. LaMarre
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - L. Garcia (6)
    FIELDING
    • Outfield Assist - N. Delmonico
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    L. Lynn (W, 1-3)6.08220707.281.9621.5
    M. Magill2.02110311.801.204.5
    P. Hughes1.01110117.881.881.5
    PITCHERSIP
    L. Lynn (W, 1-3)6.0
    M. Magill2.0
    P. Hughes1.0
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    H. Santiago (L, 0-1)3.16886216.001.71-15.0
    C. Volstad1.22001203.861.591.0
    J. Fry2.00000200.000.337.0
    C. Beck2.03001202.001.673.0
    PITCHERSIP
    H. Santiago (L, 0-1)3.1
    C. Volstad1.2
    J. Fry2.0
    C. Beck2.0
    PITCHING
    • Pitches-Strikes - L. Lynn 97-71, M. Magill 34-22, P. Hughes 21-17
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - L. Lynn 5-4, M. Magill 2-1
    • Batters Faced - L. Lynn 24, M. Magill 8, P. Hughes 4
    PITCHING
    • Pitches-Strikes - H. Santiago 89-46, C. Volstad 32-21, J. Fry 22-16, C. Beck 31-21
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - H. Santiago 3-4, J. Fry 1-3, C. Beck 2-1
    • Batters Faced - H. Santiago 21, C. Volstad 8, J. Fry 6, C. Beck 9
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    MIN12-17
    3032000008110
    CHW9-22
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    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    J. Mauer DH32200210.300.440.400.8405.5
    B. Dozier 2B50100014.240.301.416.7170.5
    M. Kepler RF22000302.279.359.500.8595.0
    E. Escobar 3B42110105.314.368.6371.0066.0
    E. Rosario LF51451001.274.299.522.82114.0
    M. Garver C40110111.250.302.450.7522.5
    L. Morrison 1B41000135.179.278.337.6150.5
    E. Adrianza SS50110013.204.264.286.5502.5
    R. LaMarre CF40100010.323.400.323.723-0.5
    Total36811818821-----
      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      L. Garcia 2B40100011.271.320.386.7062.5
      Y. Sanchez 3B41200001.295.336.438.7745.0
      J. Abreu 1B40110001.271.341.492.8322.0
      N. Delmonico LF40200010.250.353.330.6822.5
      W. Castillo C40100031.222.282.389.671-0.5
      D. Palka DH40000024.219.219.531.750-1.0
      T. Thompson RF30000031.130.167.348.514-1.5
      a- J. Rondon PH10000000.000.000.000.0000.0
      T. Anderson SS43322000.261.307.462.76915.0
      A. Engel CF40100010.164.244.205.4490.5
      Total36411320119-----
      • a-lined out for Tr. Thompson in the 9th
      BATTING
      • 2B - E. Escobar (15), E. Rosario (8), E. Adrianza (4)
      • HR - E. Rosario (6)
      • RBI - E. Escobar (18), E. Rosario 5 (22), M. Garver (4), E. Adrianza (2)
      • 2-Out RBI - E. Rosario 2 (9)
      BATTING
      • 2B - Y. Sanchez 2 (7), N. Delmonico (4), T. Anderson (4)
      • HR - T. Anderson 2 (6)
      • RBI - J. Abreu (17), T. Anderson 2 (9)
      • 2-Out RBI - T. Anderson (5)
      BASERUNNING
      • CS - R. LaMarre
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - L. Garcia (6)
      FIELDING
      • Outfield Assist - N. Delmonico
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      L. Lynn (W, 1-3)6.08220707.281.9621.5
      M. Magill2.02110311.801.204.5
      P. Hughes1.01110117.881.881.5
      Total9.011440112---
      PITCHERSIP
      L. Lynn (W, 1-3)6.0
      M. Magill2.0
      P. Hughes1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      H. Santiago (L, 0-1)3.16886216.001.71-15.0
      C. Volstad1.22001203.861.591.0
      J. Fry2.00000200.000.337.0
      C. Beck2.03001202.001.673.0
      Total9.01188881---
      PITCHERSIP
      H. Santiago (L, 0-1)3.1
      C. Volstad1.2
      J. Fry2.0
      C. Beck2.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - L. Lynn 97-71, M. Magill 34-22, P. Hughes 21-17
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - L. Lynn 5-4, M. Magill 2-1
      • Batters Faced - L. Lynn 24, M. Magill 8, P. Hughes 4
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - H. Santiago 89-46, C. Volstad 32-21, J. Fry 22-16, C. Beck 31-21
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - H. Santiago 3-4, J. Fry 1-3, C. Beck 2-1
      • Batters Faced - H. Santiago 21, C. Volstad 8, J. Fry 6, C. Beck 9
      • 9TH INNING
        Anderson homered to left84
      • 7TH INNING
        Anderson homered to left83
      • 5TH INNING
        Garcia grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Anderson scored, Engel out at second82
      • 4TH INNING
        Rosario doubled to deep center, Mauer and Kepler scored81
      • 3RD INNING
        Adrianza doubled to deep left, Morrison scored, Adrianza out at third61
        Rosario homered to right, Escobar scored51
      • 1ST INNING
        Abreu singled to right center, Sanchez scored31
        Garver singled to right, Escobar scored, Rosario to third30
        Rosario reached on an infield single to second, Kepler scored, Escobar to third20
        Escobar doubled to deep center, Mauer scored, Kepler to third10
      • 9TH INNING
        • C. Beck Pitching:
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Strike looking, Rosario singled to center
        • M. Garver: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul tip, Garver struck out on foul tip
        • L. Morrison: Ball, Strike looking, Morrison grounded out to first, Rosario to second
        • E. Adrianza: Strike looking, Adrianza grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • Phil Hughes relieved Matt Magill
        • D. Palka: Ball, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Palka flied out to deep center
        • Jose Rondon hit for Trayce Thompson
        • J. Rondon: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Rondon lined out to third
        • T. Anderson: Ball, Anderson homered to left
        • A. Engel: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Engel struck out swinging
        • End of the 9th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • Chris Beck relieved Jace Fry
        • R. LaMarre: LaMarre singled to left
        • J. Mauer: Strike looking, LaMarre caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Foul, Ball, Mauer singled to left
        • B. Dozier: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Dozier struck out looking
        • M. Kepler: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Kepler walked, Mauer to second
        • E. Escobar: Ball, Escobar flied out to center
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Magill Pitching:
        • J. Abreu: Ball, Strike looking, Abreu grounded out to second
        • N. Delmonico: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Delmonico struck out looking
        • W. Castillo: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Castillo struck out looking
        • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • J. Fry Pitching:
        • M. Garver: Strike looking, Ball, Garver popped out to second
        • L. Morrison: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Morrison struck out swinging
        • E. Adrianza: Foul, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Adrianza struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Matt Magill relieved Lance Lynn
        • T. Thompson: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Thompson struck out looking
        • T. Anderson: Strike swinging, Ball, Anderson homered to left
        • A. Engel: Engel popped out to second
        • L. Garcia: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Garcia singled to left center
        • Y. Sanchez: Strike looking, Garcia stole second, Foul, Sanchez grounded out to second
        • End of the 7th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • C. Volstad Pitching:
        • B. Dozier: Ball, Strike swinging, Dozier singled to right center
        • Jace Fry relieved Chris Volstad
        • M. Kepler: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Kepler flied out to deep right
        • E. Escobar: Strike looking, Escobar flied out to center
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Rosario grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • N. Delmonico: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Delmonico grounded out to third
        • W. Castillo: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Castillo struck out swinging
        • D. Palka: Foul, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Palka struck out swinging
        • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • C. Volstad Pitching:
        • E. Adrianza: Adrianza flied out to shallow left
        • R. LaMarre: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, LaMarre lined out to right
        • J. Mauer: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer struck out looking
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • T. Anderson: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Anderson doubled to deep center
        • A. Engel: Ball, Ball, Engel singled to center, Anderson to third
        • L. Garcia: Foul, Ball, Garcia grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Anderson scored, Engel out at second
        • Y. Sanchez: Foul, Sanchez doubled to right center
        • J. Abreu: Foul, Ball, Ball, Abreu flied out to deep center
        • End of the 5th (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • H. Santiago Pitching:
        • J. Mauer: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Mauer walked
        • B. Dozier: Ball, Foul, Dozier flied out to deep left
        • M. Kepler: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Kepler walked, Mauer to second
        • Chris Volstad relieved Hector Santiago
        • E. Escobar: Escobar fouled out to catcher
        • E. Rosario: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Rosario doubled to deep center, Mauer and Kepler scored
        • M. Garver: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Garver walked
        • L. Morrison: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Morrison struck out looking
        • Middle of the 4th (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • N. Delmonico: Strike looking, Foul, Delmonico doubled to left
        • W. Castillo: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Castillo struck out looking
        • D. Palka: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Strike swinging, Palka struck out swinging
        • T. Thompson: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Thompson struck out swinging
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • H. Santiago Pitching:
        • E. Escobar: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Escobar walked
        • E. Rosario: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Rosario homered to right, Escobar scored
        • M. Garver: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Garver grounded out to shortstop
        • L. Morrison: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Morrison walked
        • E. Adrianza: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Adrianza doubled to deep left, Morrison scored, Adrianza out at third
        • R. LaMarre: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, LaMarre struck out looking
        • Middle of the 3rd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • L. Garcia: Ball, Foul, Garcia grounded out to shortstop
        • Y. Sanchez: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez grounded out to second
        • J. Abreu: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Abreu flied out to center
        • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • H. Santiago Pitching:
        • R. LaMarre: Ball, LaMarre popped out to third
        • J. Mauer: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Mauer walked
        • B. Dozier: Ball, Strike looking, Dozier popped out to shortstop
        • M. Kepler: Ball, Kepler grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • T. Thompson: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Thompson struck out swinging
        • T. Anderson: Foul, Ball, Anderson popped out to second
        • A. Engel: Engel fouled out to left
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • H. Santiago Pitching:
        • J. Mauer: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer singled to right center
        • B. Dozier: Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Dozier grounded out to third, Mauer to second
        • M. Kepler: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Kepler walked
        • E. Escobar: Strike looking, Escobar doubled to deep center, Mauer scored, Kepler to third
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Rosario reached on an infield single to second, Kepler scored, Escobar to third
        • M. Garver: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Garver singled to right, Escobar scored, Rosario to third
        • L. Morrison: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Morrison struck out swinging
        • E. Adrianza: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Adrianza popped out to second
        • Middle of the 1st (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • L. Garcia: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Garcia struck out swinging
        • Y. Sanchez: Strike looking, Sanchez doubled to deep right
        • J. Abreu: Ball, Foul, Abreu singled to right center, Sanchez scored
        • N. Delmonico: Ball, Foul, Ball, Delmonico singled to left center, Abreu to second
        • W. Castillo: Ball, Strike looking, Castillo singled to right center, Abreu to third, Delmonico to second
        • D. Palka: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Palka grounded into double play shortstop to first, Castillo out at second
        • End of the 1st (1 Run, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)