Twins End Season With 2-1 Loss at Toronto
The Twins lost 2-1 at Toronto Wednesday night to close the season with a 66-96 record. Brandon Morrow struckout 11 in 8 innings with 3 hits and 1 earned run allowed to get the win for the Blue Jays. Scott Diamond allowed 5 hits and 2 earned runs in 5 innings to take the loss and drop to 12-9. Ben Revere had 3 of the 4 Twins’ hits and Matt Carson drove in the lone Twins’ run.
Joe Mauer was 0-2 at the plate and finishes the season with a .319 batting average. Mauer played in a career high 147 games this season. The Twins were swept in Toronto. The Major League Baseball playoffs begin Friday with wildcard playoff games between St. Louis and Atlanta in the National League and Baltimore and Texas in the American League.