The Twins behind a 6-run 2nd inning defeated the New York Yankees 6-1 Wednesday to capture the rubber game of the 3-game series. Zack Granite had a 2-run single before Miguel Sano hit a 3-run home run for Minnesota.
The Twins lost 4-1 Monday night at Boston in the first game of a 4-game series. Jose Berrios was out-dueled by Chris Sale. Sale threw 6 1/3 innings with 1 earned run allowed to get the win and improve to 10-3.
The Twins lost 5-1 in the afternoon but won 2-0 last night in their day/night doubleheader against the Rockies at Target Field. Ervin Santana was tagged for 6 hits, 4 walks and 5 earned runs over 7 innings to take the loss for the Twins and drop to 6-2.
The Twins have optioned top-pitching prospect Jose Berrios to Triple-A Rochester and have recalled left handed relief pitcher Taylor Rogers from Triple-A. Berrios was 1-1 with a 10.20 ERA in 4 starts for the Twins.
The Twins picked speedy outfielder Byron Buxton with the 2nd overall pick in the baseball entry draft Monday night. Buxton was considered by many to be the best prospect in the draft. Houston chose first and picked shortstop Carlos Correa. Buxton is 6'2 190 pounds with great speed, solid bat…