Dodgers Stun Twins With Late Home Run Monday
The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 Monday night at Dodger Stadium. The loss drops the Twins to 49-49 on the season and Minnesota now finds itself 3.5 games behind Cleveland in the American League Central standings.
The Twins held a 4-3 lead heading into the bottom of the eighth inning, but Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger blasted a three-run home run to center field off of reliever Taylor Rogers to give Los Angeles the lead and eventual win.
Eddie Rosario went 3-4 with a home run in the loss for the Twins, and catcher Jason Castro was 2-4 with a run batted in. Bartolo Colon made his second start with Minnesota and earned a no-decision, lasting five innings while allowing three runs on eight hits.
The Twins play at Los Angeles again on Tuesday night. The game can be heard on AM 1240 WJON, with first pitch slated for 9:10.