Twins win 03 Aug 12

Samuel Deduno and two relievers combined on a two-hit shutout as the Twins blanked the Red Sox, 5-0, in the opener of a four-game series. Deduno permitted both hits while walking four and striking out one in six innings to improve to 3-and-0. Glen Perkins worked the final two frames for his sixth save. Brian Dozier went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer for the Twins, who have won five-of-seven. Brian Duensing [[ DUNN-sing ]] gets the nod opposite Felix Doubront in tonight’s second installment. Coverage begins at 5:40pm, first pitch at 6:10pm on 860 AM KNUJ or SAM 107.3.