After defeating the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, the Twins head into the All-Star break at 45-44 and haven’t won more than four games in a row all season. They trail the Detroit Tigers by four games in the AL Central race.
Sabathia, Yankees make last regular season trip to Metrodome and act like they own place in beating Twins Sabathia allowed one run on three hits in seven innings and the New York Yankees roughed up Minnesota starter Scott Baker in a 10-2 victory over the Twins on Tuesday night.
Justin Morneau homered for the third straight game and Scott Baker labored through five tough innings, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory over the hapless Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Minnesota's Scott Baker (4-6) faced one batter over the minimum through eight innings and then allowed the first three hitters of the ninth to reach base, touching off an A's rally that featured five runs on three hits, four walks and an error.
CHICAGO — Paul Konerko hit a two-run homer and Mark Buehrle pitched seven solid innings to help the Chicago White Sox snap a five-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Joe Crede capped another Minnesota comeback with a two-run, two-out single in a six-run seventh inning that ruined Justin Verlander’s strong start and sent the Twins past the Detroit Tigers 6-5 this afternoonh to finish a three-game sweep.
Scott Baker has said all season that he wasn't worried about his numbers, even as bloated as they were. Yet no matter how well he thought he had been pitching lately, it was nearly impossible to overlook an 0-4 record and a 9.15 ERA for the ace of the staff. So there was no surprise when some relief washed over his face after his first complete effort of the year.
The rain finally ended and Boston's winning streak continued.
Brad Penny pitched six solid innings in a game that began 47 minutes late as the Red Sox completed a doubleheader sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 7-3 win Wednesday night. The opener was shortened to seven innings by rain, with Tim Wakefield throwing a complete game in a 10-1 victory.
View your ad here! Cost effective targeted advertising. Contextual advertising starting as low as $79/month. This includes targeted ad delivery and search results! Add your business to the Marketplace »