Monday, August 23, 2010

Minnesota Twins take 2 of 3 from Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Brian DuensingThe Minnesota Twins took 2 of 3 from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim over the weekend. The Twins opened the series with a 7-2 victory on Friday night. Brian Duensing was sharp in 8 innings and only gave up 1 run to improve to 8-1 on the year. On Saturday afternoon, the Angels won 9-3 behind rookie Peter Bourjos's big day. Kevin Slowey and Ron Mahay were placed on the DL immediately after the game. The Angels scored 9 unanswered runs after a 3-0 first inning lead by the Twins.

On Sunday night, Scott Baker pitched magnificently in 7 innings and the Minnesota Twins won 4-0. Danny Valencia hit an absolute bomb to left field and Michael Cuddyer had an awesome at bat with a bases clearing double on the 9th pitch of the at bat. The Twins will now take on the Texas Rangers for a 4 game series in Texas starting Monday.

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