Scott Van Slyke and Drew Butera both homered in the top of the 12th inning as the Dodgers edged the Twins 4-3 to sweep the doubleheader at Target Field. Brian Duensing suffered the loss. Mike Pelfrey was tagged for five runs in four frames and fell to 0-and-3 as the Twins lost 9-4 in the opener.
Twins Open Series With O’s Tonight
The Twins open up a weekend series with the Baltimore Orioles tonight at Target Field. Ricky Nolasco will toe the rubber for the Twins. He is 2-and-2 with a 6.67 ERA in five starts. The O’s will counter with right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who is 0-and-4 with a 6.59 ERA. Coverage begins at 6:40pm on SAM 107.3.