Minnesota Twins defeat Chicago White Sox, 9-3

There was plenty of finger-pointing to go around on this one.

Key strikeouts by Paul Konerko and Manny Ramirez with the bases loaded in the seventh, two errors, the bullpen blinking.

But it was simply the White Sox taking another step toward their fate.

''Those guys are better than we are,'' manager Ozzie Guillen said.

And Guillen said that before the 9-3 loss to the front-running Minnesota Twins.

''They play good all year long, and they're a good team,'' Gu...

The season probably won't end well for the White Sox, so this is going to sound like the complaint of a guy who doesn't get out of Chicago enough:

I'm tired of hearing that the Twins do everything the right way.

I'm tired of how perfect they are, how structured they are, how straight their teeth are.

Rooting for the Twins is like rooting for Miss Manners. It's like rooting for a guy who religiously follows the food pyramid.

What's there not to like about the Tw...