Minnesota Twins Get Back in Win Column vs Red Sox
The Minnesota Twins won 8-2 versus the Red Sox this afternoon
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The Minnesota Twins got back in the win column with a convincing 8-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Park. Ervin Santana started for the Twins and had an excellent outing. He didn’t allow a hit, walk or a run. He struck out 3 in 3 perfect innings of work.
The Red Sox’ ace didn’t fare nearly as well. David Price was knocked around by the Twins in the second and was lucky to escape with only two earned runs. The Twins sent 2 solo shots into the seats and added two doubles off Price.
The Twins continued to inflict damage plating 5 runs in the 4th inning off Heath Hembree. The Red Sox relievers kept the Twins off the board for the next few innings until Minnesota added another in the 8th.
Conversely, the Twins pitching was excellent all night, with one exception. Jose Berrios had a pseudo-start behind Santana and was almost perfect as well over 3 innings.
Alex Meyer allowed both Red Sox runs in his inning of relief. Fernando Abad, Yorman Landa and Ryan Pressly held the Red Sox in check to seal the win.
Next: Who Leads off for the Twins?
The Twins will host the Miami Marlines at CenturyLinks Sports Complex in Fort Myers at 12:05 pm CST tomorrow afternoon. Kyle Gibson starts for Minnesota.