Minnesota Twins defeat Chicago White Sox, 7-4

MINNEAPOLIS -- White Sox general manager Ken Williams is no stranger to pulling a veteran aside near the trade deadline and asking him, ''What do you think about me adding so-and-so?''

As of Friday, he hadn't yet approached Paul Konerko with any scenarios, and frankly, that's fine with Konerko, who for now doesn't see the need for any help.

''Right now, the answer is no because we're playing that well,'' Konerko said. ''Chances are we're not going to play at a 26-5 c...

MINNEAPOLIS -- For one night, the Minnesota Twins offered a friendly reminder that no one just runs away with anything in the American League Central.

The Twins' 7-4 win over the White Sox at Target Field ended a nine-game winning streak and was just the sixth loss for the Sox in their last 32 games.

Earlier in the night, the Detroit Tigers also stumbled in Cleveland to keep the Sox (50-39) one game up on the Tigers in the division.

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