Liriano No Hits White Sox In Twins 1-0 Win
The Twins beat the White Sox 1-0 Tuesday night behind Francisco Liriano’s no-hitter. Liriano threw his first no-hitter in his career in his first complete game in his career. He walked 6 and threw 123 pitches. Liriano struckout 2 and gets the win to improve to 2-4. Danny Valencia took a hit away from Carlos Quentin in the 7th inning and a back handed play behind the 3rd base bag to preserve the no-hitter. Jason Kubel his a solo homerun accounting for the lone Twins run. Minnesota managed just 6 hits in the game. The no-hitter for Liriano is the first in Major League Baseball in 2011 and 7th in Twins franchise history. Minnesota snaps a 6-game losing streak and improves to 10-18. The Twins go for the sweep of the White Sox in Chicago at 1:10 today, pregame on WJON at 12:40. Righthander Nick Blackburn (1-4) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander John Danks (0-4) toes the rubber for Chicago.