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Minnesota Twins (49-79)


Thu. 8/25 Fri. 8/26 Sat. 8/27 Sun. 8/28 Mon. 8/29
vs. Det
L 5-8
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@ Tor
L 8-15
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Min 7 - 8 Tor
Final
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@ Tor
10:07 AM PT11:07 AM MT12:07 PM CT1:07 PM ET13:07 ET17:07 GMT1:07 10:07 AM MST12:07 PM EST12:37 PM VEN21:07 UAE12:07 PM CT
@ Cle
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT

Outfield misplay hurts Twins in 8-7 loss to Jays

TORONTO (AP) Twins manager Paul Molitor would prefer his team play aggressively rather than worrying about making mistakes.

That assertive attitude didn't pay off Saturday.

Melvin Upton Jr. hit an RBI triple past diving outfielder Max Kepler and continued home on a misplay in the eighth inning, completing Toronto's rally from a five-run deficit and lifting the AL East-leading Blue Jays over the Twins 8-7 Saturday.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Mauer.276
HR: B. Dozier30
RBI: B. Dozier76
SB: D. Santana12
W: H. Santiago10
ERA: E. Santana3.33
Saves: B. Kintzler12
K: E. Santana109
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 7354.575-
Detroit 6959.5394.5
Kansas City 6761.5236.5
Chi White Sox 6166.48012
Minnesota 4980.38025
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .255 (17)
Runs: 582 (14)
Hits: 1132 (13)
Home Runs: 151 (16)
Stolen Bases: 79 (10)
OBP: .319 (19)
SLG: .424 (14)
Total Bases: 1882 (12)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.06 (29)
Runs Allowed: 701 (29)
Saves: 21 (29)
Strikeouts: 924 (28)
OpBA: .285 (30)
OBP: .337 (25)
SLG: .470 (30)
Run Support: 4.61 (12)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/26 A. Albers Called Up from Minors
8/26 A. Wimmers Purchased From Minors
8/25 J. Berrios Sent to Minors
8/25 T. Duffey Sent to Minors
8/21 P. Light Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/12 T. Milone Left biceps tendinitis (on 15-day DL)
8/11 B. Boshers Left elbow inflammation (on 15-day DL)
8/7 T. May Strained lower back (on 15-day DL)
7/2 T. Plouffe off 15-day DL
6/10 P. Hughes Fractured left knee (on 60-day DL)
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