Gavin Floyd absorbed the loss in his first career start at Rogers Centre. (Frank Gunn/AP)
By David Singh / Special to MLB.com
Staked to an early two-run cushion after first-inning RBI singles by Jermaine Dye and Paul Konerko, starter Gavin Floyd could not make it hold up, surrendering a pair of long balls that proved too much to overcome with the lineup not at its best.
BATTING 2B: Scutaro (10, Floyd). HR: Rios, A (5, 1st inning off Floyd, 0 on, 2 out), Lind (7, 4th inning off Floyd, 2 on, 1 out), Hill, A (11, 8th inning
off Jenks, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Lind 5; Scutaro 2; Barajas 2; Rios, A 5; Hill, A 5; Overbay. RBI: Rios, A 2 (20), Lind 3 (35), Scutaro (20), Hill, A (33), Overbay (19). 2-out RBI: Rios, A; Overbay. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas. GIDP: Scutaro. Team RISP: 2-for-5. Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING SB: Scutaro (3, 3rd base off Floyd/Miller, C).