Minnesota Twins Daily Dip: May 1, 2018, Johan Santana win streak ends

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ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 6: Johan Santana #57 of the Minnesota Twins pitches against of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on July 6, 2005 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. The Angels won 7-6. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 6: Johan Santana #57 of the Minnesota Twins pitches against of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on July 6, 2005 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. The Angels won 7-6. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images) /
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Minnesota Twins Daily Dip, May 1, 2018. A place to catch up on the news, notes, and happenings throughout the Twins system.

Welcome Minnesota Twins fans to the May 1st edition of the daily dip, your daily piece of news and notes here on Puckett’s Pond. You’ll find the scores and a quick summary of every level of the Twins organization and links to any information you need to know to follow the Minnesota Twins here every morning!
We’ll start with the news and notes portions and work our way through each level of the system!

News and Notes

Toronto Blue Jays 7, Minnesota Twins 5

Lance Lynn had another awful start on Monday leading to a Twins 7-5 loss. Lynn limped through 5.0 innings and allowed 6 runs and 5 walks. From there the bullpen came in and actually did a good job allowing one more run. Max Kepler continues to hit out of his mind and had three extra-base hits as he went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a triple.

May 1st Probable Starter: Marco Estrada vs. Kyle Gibson at 7:10 PM CT

Rochester Red Wings 5, Pawtucket Red Sox 1

After being rained out on Sunday, the Red Wings were able to defeat Pawtucket 5-1. Dietrich Enns went 6.0 innings allowing four hits, one run, one walk, and one strike out. Enns was supported by a 3-for-5 night from Willians Astudillo which included a double, run, and two RBIs. Leanoardo Reginatto went 2-for-5 with two runs and a double.

May 1st Probable Starter: Stephen Gonsalves vs Pawtucket Red Sox at 5:15 PM CT

Tennessee Smokies 3, Chattanooga Lookouts 4

The day after being swept in a Sunday doubleheader, the Lookouts won Monday in walk-off fashion 4-3. The winning hit came off a Tanner English double which scored both Brian Navarreto and LaMonte Wade. English was 2-for-4 on the day as did Navarreto who scored two runs.

May 1st Probable Starter: Off Day

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Fort Myers Miracle Off Day

The Fort Myers Miracle had a day off on Monday. They get set to open a series against the Tampa Tarpons on Tuesday.

 May 1st Probable Starter: TBD vs. Tampa Tarpons 

Cedar Rapids Kernels Off Day

Kernels won their game against the River Bandits 4-2. On a day where seven of the nine batters in the Kernels lineup recorded a single hit, Trey Cabbage had the most explosive swing of the bat. The left fielder hit a solo home run in the 6th inning to tie the game. The Kernels then took the lead in the 7th on two bases-loaded walks by Jordan Gore picking up his second RBI and Jean Carlos Arias.

May 1st Probable Starter: Edwar Colina vs. South Bend Cubs @ 6:35 PM CT

 Minor League Pitcher/Hitter Of The Day

Pitcher: Dietrich Enns, Rochester – 6.0 IP, 4 H, R, BB, K
Hitter: Willians Astudillo, Rochester – 3-5, R, 2B, 2 RBI

Next: Minnesota Twins: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Johan Santana‘s streak and first start

On May 1, 2005, Johan Santana had a 17-game win streak snapped in a game against the Los Angeles Angels. In that game, Santana went 8.0 innings but allowed two solo home runs as the only hits, but it was enough for the Angels to win the game.

As the Twins are about ready to see one of their best young pitchers Fernando Romero take the mound. We thought it would be interesting to look back at Santana’s first start. In that start, Santana went 5.0 innings, allowed 5 hits, 1 run, 2 walks, and 2 strikeouts in a no-decision.

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