Thomas Homers Off Blanton, Twins Beat Angels 4-3 After driving in a pair of runs with a homer and a double, Clete Thomas had another chance to do some damage in the eighth inning with runners at the corners and none out. He struck out against Dane De La Rosa, but more than made up for that disappointment in the bottom half by robbing pinch-hitter Chris Iannetta of a go-ahead homer to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Monday night and hand Joe Blanton his major league-worst 13th defeat.
Meet Clete Thomas: The Twins' Surprise HeroClete Thomas was the Twins' hero on Wednesday night. He made his big league debut in 2008 and was then out of the majors for a few years. He had been 1-for-13 in his first five games with the Twins this season.
Twins Rally For 4-3 Win, Phillies' 5th Loss In Row Clete Thomas had a career-high four hits for Minnesota and came home on a wild pitch for the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, giving the Twins a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia to stick the Phillies with their fifth straight loss.
Minnesota Twins Call Up Outfielder Clete ThomasThe Minnesota Twins have selected the contract of outfielder Clete Thomas from Triple-A Rochester to give them a needed extra center fielder. The Twins announced the move on Monday.
Twins Beat Rays 6-4Sure, Desmond Jennings wants to see more pitches per at-bat. Yes, he'd like to take more walks this season. And maybe this is the year he finally masters the bunt.
Twins Claim OF Komatsu Off Waivers, Drop ThomasThe Minnesota Twins have claimed outfielder Erik Komatsu off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.
Twins Claim Thomas, Option Revere To Triple AThe Minnesota Twins claimed outfielder Clete Thomas off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.