Desmond Jennings hit a two-run homer and Jeff Niemann didn’t allow a hit until the fifth inning as the Rays defeated the Twins, 6-2. Francisco Liriano gave up five runs on three hits with four walks to suffer the loss for Minnesota. Ryan Doumit [[ DOH-mit ]] had a pinch-hit, two-run single in the sixth inning for the Twins, who fell to 5-and-11 on the season.
Twins Open Series With Red Sox
(Boston, MA) — The Twins begin a three-game home series with the Red Sox this evening. Jason Marquis [[ mar-KEY ]] is slated to be on the mound for Minnesota. The BoSox will counter with Jon Lester. First-pitch is at 7:10. Pre-Game is at 6:40pm, catch complete coverage on SAM 107.3. Twins baseball will be heard on KNUJ after the Cathedral/St Mary’s Softball Game.