Blue Jays Send Twins To 8th Straight Loss
The Twins lost 11-3 Sunday afternoon to Toronto at Target Field. Minnesota has dropped 8 games in a row including 3 straight defeats against the Blue Jays. Jose Bautista hit 3 homeruns yesterday and drove in 4 runs. He hit 5 homeruns against the Twins this weekend. Brian Duensing threw 3 innings with 8 hits and 7 earned runs allowed to take the loss and drop to 2-3. Alexi Casilla went 2-4 with a run scored and Trevor Plouffe was 1-3 with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI. The Twins are 12-26 and have the worst record in baseball. Minnesota is 12 1/2 games back of first place Cleveland in the American League Central. The Twins begin a 7-game road trip and 2-game series at Seattle tonight at 9:10, pregame on WJON at 8:40. Righthander Scott Baker (2-2) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Michael Pineda (4-2) toes the rubber for the Mariners.