The Minnesota Twins scored four runs off Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada and held the Baltimore Orioles hitless until the eighth inning in a 5-0 exhibition victory Tuesday.
The Minnesota Twins entered the final series of the season with one goal — to avoid losing 100 games.
Scott Baker pitched five scoreless innings and the Twins bullpen came through with four solid innings of relief in a 4-1 victory over the Tigers on Saturday, snapping Detroit’s 11-game winning streak over Minnesota.
Sometimes he’s a starting pitcher, sometimes he’s a long reliever if a starter gets in trouble early. But the bottom line is Anthony Swarzak is always happy to be doing any of it, because he’s doing it in the big leagues.
Anthony Swarzak dominated over six innings, and the Minnesota Twins got back to beating the Chicago White Sox with a 6-3 victory on Sunday.
Danny Valencia hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 1-0 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday night after spot starter Anthony Swarzak held the Angels hitless into the eighth.
Minnesota Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano has been scratched from his next scheduled start because of a sore shoulder.