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Twins, Mauer Pound Cubs 11-3

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The Twins defeated the Chicago Cubs 11-3 Saturday afternoon behind Joe Mauer.  Mauer had missed 4 games with a thumb injury but in his first game back was 3-4 with a run scored and 2 RBIs.  Trevor Plouffe had another solid game going 2-4 with his 9th homerun of the season.  Justin Morneau went 2-2 with 2 runs scored for Minnesota.  Scott Diamond threw 6 shutout innings with 7 hits allowed with 5 strikeouts to get the win and improve to 5-1.

Minnesota is 24-34 and is 8 1/2 games back of the Chicago White Sox for first place in the American League Central.  The Twins are just 1/2 game back of Kansas City for 4th place in the division.  The Twins look to sweep the Cubs when they host Chicago at 1:10 today, pregame on WJON at 12:40.

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