Kevin Pillar’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth gave the Blue Jays a 5-4 walk-off win against the Twins in the opener of a three-game series at the Rogers Centre. Toronto was able to overcome Minnesota tying the game in the top of the inning when Casey Janssen blew the save allowing one-run doubles to Kurt Suzuki and Eduardo Escobar. Minnesota reliever Matt Guerrier [[ guh-REER ]] took his first loss of the season. Danny Santana went 2-for-5 with a home run for the Twins, who have lost four of five. The Twins continue their three-game series with the Blue Jays tonight in Toronto. Kevin Correia gets the ball for Minnesota. He’s 2-and-7 with a 6.11 ERA in 12 starts. The Jays will send out left-hander J.A. Happ, who is 5-and-2 with a 4.12 ERA. Coverage begins at 5:35pm on 860 AM KNUJ and SAM 107.3.
The Twins have signed their top pick from last week’s MLB First-Year Player Draft. The Twins inked shortstop Nick Gordon for over 3.8-million-dollars yesterday. The 18-year-old was selected fifth overall out of Olympia High School in Orlando. Gordon will report to the Twins’ Rookie-level affiliate in Elizabethton, Tennessee, which opens its season June 19th.