By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]
The choice for the final spot on the National League home run derby squad was easy for captain Troy Tulowitzki. Justin Morneau, his Colorado teammate, had the chance to go back to his baseball home in Minnesota.
Brian Dozier played his own version of Home Run Derby against the Colorado Rockies, hitting two into the left-field seats. Next up, the real thing — in his home park. Dozier had his first career multihomer game to get cranked up for the derby and the Minnesota Twins beat the Rockies 13-5 on Sunday.
Some run support at long last made all the difference for Kevin Correia. Correia pitched six innings of one-run ball, Eduardo Escobar homered, and the Minnesota Twins pulled away late to beat the Colorado Rockies 9-3 on Saturday. Correia (5-11) scattered seven hits and cooled the power-hitting Rockies, who stranded 10 baserunners and were kept in the yard after slugging eight home runs in their previous two games. He walked one and struck out one in snapping a hard-luck three-game losing streak during which he had received no run support.
With three games to go before a much needed break in the season, the Minnesota Twins are wrapping up a quick trip out west with a series against the Colorado Rockies. While purple is the dominant color in the stands, you can’t help but notice the abundance of Twins fans in attendance. It’s of course, for good reason.
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