Rays Rout DeVries, Twins 12-6
The Tampa Bay Rays downed the Twins 12-6 Friday night to begin a 3-game series. Cole DeVries allowed 7 hits and 8 runs (7 earned) in just 1 1/3 innings to take the loss. He drops to 2-3 and his ERA swells to 4.77. Joe Mauer went 3-4 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI and Denard Span was 2-5 with 1 run scored.
The Twins are 49-63 and will host Tampa Bay again tonight at 6:10, pregame on WJON at 5:40. Righthander Nick Blackburn (4-7) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander David Price (14-4) toes the rubber for the Rays.