3B Kevin Youkilis continued his scalding-hot hitting since joining the White Sox via trade. With SS Alexei Ramirez on second base, Youk clobbered a 1-1 pitched in the bottom of the fifth inning to give the Sox the only runs of the game. SP Gavin Floyd (W, 7-8) earned the victory has he lasted 7.2 innings while striking out 3, walking 2 and allowing no runs. RP Matt Thornton (S, 2) faced the final four batters to close out the game.
SP Ricky Romero (L, 8-4) had another rough outing as he walked 3 batter, allowed the key home run and struck out only 2 in his 6.0 innings of work. The White Sox totaled only 4 hits against Toronto, three singles and Youk's homer, but the homer proved to be enough to give the Sox the win.
|Final - 7.7.2012||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||R||H||E|
|Toronto Blue Jays||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||5||0|
|Chicago White Sox||0||0||0||0||2||0||0||0||X||2||4||0|
|WP: Gavin Floyd (7 - 8)
SV: Matt Thornton (2)
LP: Ricky Romero (8 - 4)
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