Alex Burnett

Rays Beat Twins 7-3 In 10 Innings
The Twins lost 7-3 in 10 innings at home to Tampa Bay and were sweep away in the 3-game series by the Rays. Tampa Bay scored 4 runs in the 10th inning. Alex Burnett allowed 1 hit, 2 walks and 3 earned runs in 2/3 of an inning to take the loss for the Twins. Jeff Keppinger drove in the go-ahead ru…
Mauer, Twins Comeback to Beat Red Sox
Joe Mauer hit a 3-run homerun in the 9th inning off Boston closer Alfredo Aceves to lift the Twins to a 6-4 win over the Red Sox Saturday night. Minnesota score 4 runs off Aceves in the 9th inning. Ben Revere was 3-5 with a run scored and Jamie Carroll was 2-4 with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI for the …
Orioles Edge Twins 4-3
The Twins lost 4-3 to Baltimore Thursday afternoon. Minnesota led for much of the day before Baltimore scored 2 runs in the 8th inning. Mark Reynolds had a 2-run single in the 8th inning to give Baltimore the lead. Alex Burnett walked 2 and allowed 2 earned runs in 1/3 of an inning to take the lo…
Rebuilding the Twins: Bullpen
In this installment of “Rebuilding the Twins”, we will take a look at the Twins bullpen. The bullpen was a very glaring weakness for the Twins last season. The lack of hard throwing arms frequently cost the Twins wins and the loss of Joe Nathan certainly doesn’t help change that…
Tigers Beat Twins On Controversial Call
The Twins lost 6-5 Monday afternoon in Detroit on a controversial call. Alex Avila doubled down the leftfield line and the ball appeared to touch 1 or more fans and fan interference was called but the umpires decided to award Jhonny Peralta home plate from first base on what appeared to be a ground…
Can The Twins Re-Emerge Or Are They Done?
The Twins were swept in Arizona over the weekend and are now 15-30 and 14 1/2 games back of Cleveland for first place in the American League Central. The bullpen blew leads for the Twins on Friday and Saturday and Alex Burnett gave up a run Sunday that caused him to take the loss.
Bullpen Blows Lead In Twins Loss At Kansas City
The Twins lost their 4th game in a row last night when the bullpen blew a late lead in their 4-3 defeat at Kansas City. Alex Burnett allowed 2 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning and took the loss. Scott Baker threw the ball well throwing 6 1/3 innings with 8 hits and 2 earned runs allowed and does…