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Plouffe slam, 5 RBIs, helps Twins sweep White Sox

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - - Trevor Plouffe hit his first grand slam in the majors and drove in career-high five runs, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Chicago White Sox 13-3 Sunday for a four-game sweep.

Brian Dozier added a career-high four hits as the Twins won for the seventh time in nine games.

Avisail Garcia had three hits for Chicago, which has lost five straight and been outscored 39-10 in those games.

Ryan Pressly (1-0) pitched 2 2-3 innings of hitless relief. Starter Mike Pelfrey allowed five hits and two earned runs in 3 1-3 innings, hitting three batters and walking two.

John Danks (1-3) lasted just 2 1-3 innings and gave up seven runs - three earned - and eight hits. He struck out three and committed two errors.
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