The Minnesota Twins did what they could against Max Scherzer, forcing the star right-hander to throw 116 pitches in six innings. “We had a lot of good at-bats and made him throw a ton of pitches. He still hangs in there,” Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. “That’s why he’s a stud.”
Minnesota starter Trevor May overcame being bombarded by tiny insects on the mound.
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Trevor May was better Monday night, but it wasn’t enough for the Minnesota Twins. In his second career start — and third overall appearance — May pitched into the fifth inning before control problems resurfaced and the Twins lost 6-4 to the Kansas City Royals.
On a night Trevor May made a forgettable big league debut, the Minnesota Twins pulled off a major rotation change in a matter of hours.
The Minnesota Twins have remade their rotation after a rough time on the mound. They’ll have at least three new guys in the five-man group.
The Minnesota Twins announced late Thursday morning that they have acquired right-handed pitchers Vance Worley and Trevor May from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for outfielder Ben Revere.