Saturday Apr 19
Matt Cain allows unearned run, pays for his mistake
You know, it takes a pretty special performance to bump a caining like this below the fold.
Recap: Minnesota vs. Kansas City
Chris Colabello knocked in three runs, Kurt Suzuki drove in two and the Minnesota Twins pounded Bruce Chen and the Kansas City Royals en route to a 10-1 victory on Friday.
The Jackson Sun
Derek Norris' 3-run home run in 11th lifts Athletics
Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the A's bounced back from another blown save by Johnson to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Wednesday.
A's try to continue recent mastery of Twins
Oakland will hand the ball to righty Jesse Chavez on Wednesday, as the Athletics try to continue their recent mastery of the Minnesota Twins in the second of three games at Target Field.
Oakland spoils Twins' home opener
There was an old scoreboard graphic back at the Metrodome, the former home of the Minnesota Twins, that used to taunt opposing pitchers prone to base on balls with a picture of a ghost and the words "Walks Will Haunt" next to it.
Minnesota Twins Lose Their Home Opener, 8-3
The Minnesota Twins can't sell beer at Target Field anymore in 2014. Why? They lost the opener.
Detroit Free Press
AL roundup: White Sox top Twins on balk, two wild pitches
Leury Garcia reached on a bunt single in the 11th inning and scored on a balk and two wild pitches by Samuel Deduno, giving Chicago White Sox a 7-6 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.
White Sox 5, Twins 3: Two Alejandro De Aza homers win opener
Ricky Nolasco gave up a pair of home runs to former Miami Marlins teammate Alejandro De Aza as the Twins fell 5-3 to the Chicago White Sox on Opening Day at U.S. Cellular Field.