The Minnesota Twins overpowered the Seattle Mariners in the third game of the series on Saturday night. They extended their winning streak to five games and have now hit five or more home runs in five games this season.
The Twins have placed designated hitter Nelson Cruz on the 10-day Injured list with a left wrist sprain and have recalled infielder Luis Arraez. The 39-year old Cruz is hitting .270 with 7 home runs in 144 plate appearances as a Twin this season.
The Twins won 11-6 at Seattle last night to take the first game of the 4-game series. Minnesota got solo home runs from Max Kepler and Jason Castro, a 2-run home run from C.J Cron and a 3-run home run from Byron Buxton. Cron finished with 4 hits.
The Twins have activated third baseman Miguel Sano from the Injured list today and placed catcher Mitch Garver on the injured list. Garver sustained a high ankle sprain when Los Angeles’ Shohei Ohtani slid into him on an eighth inning play at the plate. It is unclear how long Garver may be …