Pirates Pound Twins 22 Jun 12

Rod Barajas and Garrett Jones each hit two-run homers as the Pirates pounded the Twins, 9-1, in the rubber match of a three-game set. Ryan Doumit [[ DOE-mitt ]] plated Minnesota’s only run in its sixth loss in eight games. Liam Hendriks was charged with the loss. The Twins head to the Great American Ball Park this evening to kick off a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds. Nick Blackburn gets the nod opposite Homer Bailey in the opener. Coverage begins at 5;40pm on 860 AM KNUJ and SAM 107.3.