Twins Sweep Friday Doubleheader, Lose Saturday
The Twins swept a doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox Friday at US Cellular Field before falling to the Sox Saturday afternoon.
Relief pitcher Brian Duensing earned the win in game one on Friday afternoon in the Twins’ 7-5 victory. Justin Morneau had a season high five RBI for Minnesota along with a pair of hits and two runs scored.
Duensing got the win again in game two, a 3-2 Twins win in ten innings. All five runs in the game were scored via solo home runs, with Josh Willingham, Oswaldo Arcia and Chris Hermann connecting for Minnesota.
Mike Pelfrey continued to underwhelm in Minnesota’s 5-4 loss Saturday afternoon, giving up five walks and four hits en route to allowing five runs in five innings. The righty falls to 4-10 on the season.
Oswaldo Arcia and Justin Morneau each have three home runs in the series through three games.
Minnesota and Chicago play again Sunday afternoon at 1:10.