Twins Top D-Backs Tuesday At Target Field
The Twins beat the Diamondbacks 6-3 Tuesday night at Target Field. Minnesota is now 67-90 on the season with five games remaining on the schedule.
Kyle Gibson earned the win with seven strong innings of work. Gibson improved to 13-11 on the season after allowing one run on seven hits with eight strikeouts and no walks.
Offensively, the Twins were led by designated hitter Trevor Plouffe, who went 4-4 with a run scored. Chris Parmelee had a pair of runs batted in after entering the game as a pinch hitter for Joe Mauer, who left the game when he was hit in the elbow by a pitch.
The Twins and Diamondbacks play again Wednesday afternoon with first pitch scheduled for 12:10.