Correia Solid As Twins Rock Rockies 9-3 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.
Twins Stymied By Iwakuma, Mariners In 2-0 Loss The Minnesota Twins were unable to advance a runner past first base through the first six innings against Hisashi Iwakuma on Monday night in a 2-0 loss to the Mariners.
Vargas Pitches Royals To Victory, 4-0 Over Twins Jason Vargas threw seven scoreless innings, Raul Ibanez homered in his second game for Kansas City and the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 Wednesday.
Dozier Homers As Twins Beat Blue Jays 4-0 Brian Dozier hit a two-run home run, Kevin Correia won for the first time in four starts and the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 Tuesday night.
Gomez, Brewers Get Split With Twins, Win 8-5 Carlos Gomez hit a three-run homer against his former team to spark Milwaukee's comeback, and the Brewers hung on to beat the Minnesota Twins 8-5 on Thursday.
Correia Even With Tanaka, Then Twins Slip To Yanks Kevin Correia was in trouble from the start, and that was a tough way to begin against Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees. Yet Correia wiggled out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the first inning and managed to stay even with prized pitcher from Japan. The Minnesota bullpen didn't do nearly as well, and Twins slipped 3-1 Saturday for their seventh loss in nine games.
Correia And Twins Beat Padres 5-3 Minnesota's Kevin Correia was a visitor and at home all in the same place. Correia, a San Diego native and resident of nearby Del Mar, scattered three runs and four hits over six innings in leading the Twins to a 5-3 win over the Padres on Tuesday night.
Tigers Ride Big 3rd Inning To 10-6 Win Over Twins Nick Castellanos homered and drove in three runs, and Torii Hunter had two doubles and two RBIs to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 10-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
Royals Bullpen Holds On For 5-4 Victory Over TwinsRoyals manager Ned Yost turned to pitching coach Dave Eiland in the fifth inning Saturday and told him that Kansas City was going to have to protect a one-run lead against Minnesota. The way his bullpen has been going, there was no need to worry.
Lackey, Middlebrooks Lead Red Sox Past Twins 4-1 John Lackey pitched six scoreless innings, Will Middlebrooks had two extra-base hits and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Thursday night.
Alvarerz, Ishikawa Homer, Pirates Beat TwinsPedro Alvarez and Travis Ishikawa hit long home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.