Game 130 Recap: Orioles 6, Twins 1

4 - 24.

In 4 games against one of the two AL teams with a worse record than Minnesota, the Twins were outscored by 20 runs, Liriano and Cuddyer went on the DL, adpfhoubev- qf7ncs .......

[NARRATOR]:  It appears that your recapper has been overcome by the sheer disaster that was this series against the Orioles.  He didn't even get to Drew Butera starting all four games, the Twins' starters pitching a total of 15.2 innings, ad;kfhvbn ....

[2nd NARRATOR]: (Looks at two unconscious bodies) I ain't touching this.



Minor Details: Games of 8/24

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 7, Rochester 1 in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.  The Yankees led 5-0 after three.  Aaron Bates had two singles and a double, raising his average to .315.  Jeff Bailey singled and doubled.  Dustin Martin hit his fifteenth home run.  Eric Hacker allowed six runs on eight hits and four walks in six innings.

Reading 4, New Britain 2 in New Britain.  The score was tied at two after seven, but the Phillies scored in the eighth and ninth.  Mark Dolenc hit a home run.  Bobby Lanigan worked six solid innings, giving up two runs on seven hits and a walk.  Brett Jacobson took the loss, allowing a run on three hits in two innings.  The loss drops the Rock Cats to two games behind Reading for the last playoff spot.

Ft. Myers 3, St. Lucie 0 (Game 1--Scheduled 7 innings).  The Miracle scored two in the first and one in the second.  The Miracle had only four hits but took advantage of three Mets errors, as all their runs were unearned.  B. J. Hermsen gave up just three hits and no walks in six innings.  Matt Hauser struck out three in a scoreless inning to get the save, giving up two hits.

St. Lucie 4, Ft. Myers 3 (Game 2--Scheduled 7 innings).  The Mets got all their runs in the second inning.  Angel Morales had two hits.  Josmil Pinto hit a two-run homer.  Edgar Ibarra surrendered four runs (two earned) on three hits and two walks in two innings.  Caleb Thielbar and Cole Nelson each threw two perfect innings of relief.

Burlington 6, Beloit 1 in Beloit.  The Bees scored two in the third to break a scoreless tie.  Jairo Perez and Daniel Ortiz each singled and doubled, with Perez raising his average to .344.  Derek McCallum had two hits.  A. J. Achter allowed six runs on seven hits and four walks while striking out nine in six innings.  Adrian Salcedo pitched three shutout innings, giving up four hits and two walks and striking out three.

Elizabethton 7, Bristol 3 in Bristol.  The Twins led 6-0 half-way through the game.  Matthew Koch had two doubles.  Eddie Rosario singled and homered, his seventeenth.  Nick Lockwood and Miguel Sano each singled and doubled.  Matt Parker hit a home run.  Marcus Limon went six innings, giving up just one run on three hits and no walks.  Matthew Summers retired both batters he faced to get the save.  The Twins are now two games ahead of Kingsport for the last playoff spot.

GCL Twins 1, Orioles 0 at Twins (Game 1--8 innings--Scheduled 7 innings).  The Twins had only two hits but one of them, a single by Drew Leachman, drove in the winning run.  Ricardo Arevalo started but went only 1.1 innings before being removed after a rain delay.  He gave up one hit.  Markus Solbach worked 4.2 scoreless innings, giving up three hits and two walks.  Nick Cicio threw two perfect innings to get the win.

GCL Twins 4, Orioles 2 at Orioles (Game 2--Scheduled 7 innings).  All the runs of the game were scored in the second.  The Twins had only four hits, meaning they swept a doubleheader while getting just six hits in fifteen innings.  Bobby O'Neill went five innings, giving up two runs on six hits and two walks.  Kyle Wahl pitched the final two shutout innings to get the save, giving up a hit and a walk.

First Aid Kit – Waltz For Richard

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Game 129 Recap: Worst team in the Al Vs. The local product

Os 6, Twins 1
WP: Guthrie
LP: K-Slow
Twins Record 55-74, 14.5 games out, 1 game out of 20 below .500 ... again.

Oy, this has been one turd sandwich of a season, and now DJ Cuddles looks to be headed to the DL. Figures. My mother always told me that if I couldn't say something nice then I shouldn't say anything at all.

Culture Club: Check out one of our hometown graphic designers John M Vogt. I especially like his I heart MLPS t-shirts.

Remodeled basement. Same half-baked taste.