MINNEAPOLIS Liam Hendriks just can't find that first Major League victory.
The Twins right-hander was hit with the loss Tuesday as Minnesota fell 3-0 to the visiting Chicago White Sox. It was Hendriks' 11th career start over the past two seasons, and he fell to 0-7 in the majors with Tuesday's defeat.
"Eleven and counting. I'm still searching for that No. 1, but it'll come," Hendriks said after his latest loss. "I'm not too worried about it. I'm just trying to keep throwing up quality starts and hopefully we can snag a couple."
Hendriks gave up three earned runs on five hits Tuesday while striking out five and walking one. It was actually Hendriks' best performance since his first start of the 2012 season, when he gave up one run in six innings in a 4-3 loss to Texas.
After going 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA in his first four starts, Hendriks was demoted to Triple-A Rochester. In his first two starts after his call-up, he was 0-2 with a 4.50 ERA in starts against Milwaukee and Pittsburgh...