Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Twins Win 2 in Chicago
The Minnesota Twins won another series to start the season. The Twins won two of three games in Chicago against the White Sox. On Friday, the Twins defeated the ChiSox 4-3 in 11 innnings. Twins shortstop JJ Hardy had the game-winning hit that score Joe Mauer in the top of the eleventh inning. Former Husker Brian Duensing got the win, while Jon Rauch recorded the save. On Saturday, the Twins had a nice 2-1 win over Chicago. Scott Baker was the winning pitcher, with another save for Rauch. Jason Kubel's 2-run homer ended up being the winner for the Twins. On Sunday, the Twins lost 5-4, with Nick Blackburn earning the loss.
Some weekend stats:
Justin Morneau: 5 hits, 3 RBIs
Jason Kubel: 2 hits, 2 RBIs, 1 HR
Orlando Husdon: 4 hits
Jon Rauch: 2 saves
My series MVP: JJ Hardy, for his 11th-inning game-winning hit on Friday night.