Minnesota Twins lose after Kyle Gibson‘s poor start sinks them early
The Minnesota Twins had hoped to continue the positive momentum gained from their convincing win yesterday however Kyle Gibson had a very poor start and the offence didn’t show up until it was much too late.
Gibson went 3 innings and allowed 7 earned runs. He was touched for 4 runs right off the bat in the first inning.
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In relief, Tonkin pitched as long as Gibson was able to manage. Throughout his 3 innings Tonkin allowed a run on 2 hits, 2 walks and 1 home run.
Ryan Pressly pitched a scoreless 7th allowing one baserunner.
Ryan O’Rourke tossed a clean 8th inning and struck out two.
A big comeback was not in the offing for the Minnesota Twins as the final score was 8-4.
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The Twins will play game 2 of their set against the Nationals at Nationals Park tomorrow. First pitch is at 12:05 PM CT. Phil Hughes makes the start for Minnesota.