Scoring a lot of runs early in the game has played a big part in Minnesota’s surprisingly strong start this season. It’s the later innings that haven’t been as fruitful for the Twins, who were shut down by Mark Buehrle on Friday night and saw their five-game winning streak snapped with a 6-4 loss.
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It’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.
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Mark Buehrle pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning and Tyler Flowers drove in two runs as the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 Monday night.
Carlos Quentin hit two home runs and had four RBIs, Mark Buehrle was sharp after a rough first inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Friday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
Nick Blackburn pitched eight shutout innings for the Minnesota Twins, and Michael Cuddyer’s home run was enough to beat Mark Buehrle and the Chicago White Sox 1-0 on Thursday.