Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Gavin Floyd allowed just one run in seven strong innings, and Carlos Quentin blasted two home runs, as the Chicago White Sox routed the Angels, 9-2, in the first of four games at U.S. Cellular Field.
Floyd (4-7) allowed two or fewer runs for the sixth consecutive start, giving up just five hits and two walks while fanning four for the White Sox, who have been red-hot in winning 15 of 19 overall. Quentin notched his eighth career multi-homer game and second of the season, while Alexei Ramirez and Dayan Viciedo also homered in the win.
Sergio Santos recorded his first career save.
Howie Kendrick went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Angels, who have lost three of four. Scott Kazmir (7-8) lost his third consecutive start after yielding seven runs on six hits and five walks in 6 1/3 frames.