Top 3 Curses in Sports HistoryWe have come upon another Friday the 13th and so in honor of the superstitious nature of the day, here are the top three curses in sports history.
Ortiz Goes Deep Twice ... Again ... Red Sox Beat TwinsDavid Ortiz homered twice for the second straight game and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 9-4 on Wednesday night.
Parmelee's HR In 9th Lifts Twins Over Red Sox 8-6 Chris Parmelee hit a game-ending homer in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins overcame David Ortiz's big night to beat the Boston Red Sox 8-6 on Tuesday.
Willingham Hits 1st HR, Twins Beat Red Sox 7-4Josh Willingham finally hit his first home run of the spring in Minnesota's exhibition finale, and the Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Saturday. The game was called because of rain with two outs in the top of the ninth inning. Mike Napoli went 2 for 2 with a home run and three RBIs for the Red Sox. Jake Peavy, making his third Grapefruit League start, gave up one run and three hits in five innings. He walked one and struck out three.
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.
Gomes' Sac Fly In 10th Lifts Red Sox Over Twins Jonny Gomes hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to another comeback victory, 3-2 over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
Arcia HR, Lackey Error Boost Twins Over Sox 5-3 Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins capitalized on a costly throwing error by Boston starter John Lackey to beat the struggling Red Sox 5-3 Thursday night.
Florimon's 3 RBIs Key Twins' 15-8 Win Over Red Sox Pedro Florimon had a solo homer and a two-run double in Minnesota's season-high, seven-run second inning that carried the Twins to a 15-8 rout over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night.
Diamond's 7 Solid Innings Lift Twins Over Sox 6-1 Scott Diamond allowed three hits in seven innings, Ryan Doumit hit his first homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 on Tuesday night.
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Twins Can't Sweep Red Sox In Fenway, Fall 6-4 Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run homer, Franklin Morales turned in another solid substitute start and the Boston Red Sox averted a four-game sweep with a 6-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.