Minnesota Twins defeat Chicago White Sox, 20-1

CHICAGO - Jake Peavy is staying with the San Diego Padres.

The ace pitcher turned down a trade to the Chicago White Sox, choosing Thursday to remain with his longtime team.

The Padres and White Sox had reached an agreement, but needed the 2007 Cy Young Award winner to waive his no-trade clause.

"As of right now, this is the best place for us to be. We made that decision for the time being," Peavy said before Thursday night's game against San Francisco.

"It's be...

CHICAGO - Thursday made it look so simple. The Twins moved Joe Mauer into the No. 2 spot and defeated the White Sox 20-1.

Manager Ron Gardenhire said he'll "try it again [tonight] and see what happens," but he prefers Mauer batting third.

"I would really like to have a guy [in the two-spot] that handles the bat -- a guy that can bunt, a guy that can run, all those things," Gardenhire said. "That's the way it's supposed to be in the lineup.

"Alexi Casilla should be...