Twins Beat Padres 5-3
The Twins downed the Padres in San Diego 5-3 Tuesday night. Kevin Correia threw 6 innings with 4 hits and 3 earned runs allowed to get the win and improve to 2-5. Glen Perkins threw a scoreless 9th inning to get the save, his 13th. The Twins got solo homeruns from Chris Parmelee and Kurt Suzuki. Suzuki’s solo homerun was an inside-the-park homerun in the 8th inning.
Trevor Plouffe was 2-4 with a run and 1 RBI and Brian Dozier went 2-4 with a run scored for the Twins. Minnesota improves to 22-21 and will play at San Diego tonight at 8:10, pregame on WJON at 7:40. Phil Hughes (4-1) gets the ball on the mound for the Twins and righthander Tyson Ross (5-3).