Boof Bonser picked up Minnesota's beleaguered starting rotation with the group's first win in 10 days to lead the Twins to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Bonser (2-4) gave up a homer to Joe Crede among six hits and struck out eight to earn the win, the first by a Twins starter since April 19.
Jason Kubel homered and Joe Nathan picked up his eighth save for the Twins. Gavin Floyd (2-1) gave up three runs and five hits in six innings and Crede hit his AL-leading seventh homer of the season. Bonser mixed a sharp curveball and a sneaky slider with a fastball in the low 90s to keep the first-place White Sox off balance.