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Toronto,  ON (SportsNetwork.com)  - Jose  Quintana combined  with two  Chicago 
relievers  on a  four-hit shutout to lead  the White Sox to a 4-0 victory over 
the Toronto Blue Jays. 

Quintana  (5-7) yielded  just three  hits  along with  a pair  of walks  while 
striking  out  seven during  his seven-inning masterpiece,  which was aided by 
a  two-run single  from Tyler  Flowers and  Moises Sierra's  solo homer. 

"He  attacked the zone,  and if he can get ahead and stay there and mix speeds 
like  he did  today, he's  tough," White Sox  manager Robin  Ventura said  of 
Quintana. 

Jose Abreu  added  an RBI  single to  help Chicago  close out  an 11-game road 
trip with wins in the final three tests of this four-game set. 

The  Blue Jays' inability to generate any offense against Quintana and bullpen 
members  Eric  Surkamp and Jake Petricka  resulted in a fourth straight losing 
decision  for Mark Buehrle (10-5). The former White Sox hurler pitched well in 
defeat, however, allowing two runs on six hits through eight innings. 

Buehrle's only two blemishes came in back-to-back innings. Gordon Beckham came 
through  with  a ground-rule double  with two out in  the third and Abreu sent 
him  home on a  single to left, with Sierra making it a 2-0 lead by clobbering 
a changeup over the Blue Jays' bullpen in the fourth. 

"I  threw a  changeup pretty much right  down the middle," said Buehrle of the 
homer. "It's frustrating, because you know you don't have to throw much in the 
strike zone [to Sierra] and I pretty much teed one up for him." 

The  veteran  lefty was  nearly spotless thereafter,  finishing out his strong 
stint  by recording  eight straight  outs.  Problem was,  Quintana was  simply 
better. 

Toronto  mustered  only two singles through  the first four frames against the 
Chicago  southpaw,  fresh  off another  outstanding  seven-inning  performance 
Tuesday  in  Baltimore in which he  permitted one run, and didn't put multiple 
men on base until Jose Reyes doubled in the sixth and Edwin Encarnacion drew a 
two-out walk. 

Quintana  got the dangerous Jose Bautista to harmlessly hit into a force play, 
however, to end the Blue Jays' best scoring chance of the day. 

"I  tried to keep the ball down with him," said Quintana of Bautista's at-bat. 
"I was behind the count 2-0. I wanted to keep the ball away. I think I threw a 
good pitch after I was behind in the count, and I came up with the ground ball 
for the out." 

                                   Game Notes 

Abreu's  single extended  his hitting streak to 14 games ... Sierra and Alexei 
Ramirez  both  finished 2-for-4 for  Chicago ... Bautista  did not start for a 
seventh straight game as he deals with a strained hamstring, but was used as a 
pinch  hitter in the seventh ... Buehrle is in the midst of his longest losing 
streak  since a  four-game slide with Miami from June 1-19, 2012 .... Quintana 
improved to 4-1 in five lifetime starts against the Blue Jays. 

 
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