Minnesota Twins defeat Chicago White Sox, 4-3

Michael Cuddyer's towering two-run homer in the sixth inning lifted the Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night, but afterward, the customary game ball went to Carlos Gomez.

No hard feelings. Cuddyer actually is the one who presents the game ball after each Twins victory, a tradition he began last year. He's a one-man jury, and he never honors himself.

Cuddyer and teammates were particularly impressed with the takeout slide Gomez made at sec...