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Chart: Twins rough up Verlander

  • August 22, 2013 - 10:21 PM

IMPROVEMENT NOTED

The Twins still haven’t beaten Justin Verlander since April 27, 2010, but they roughed up the All-Star righthander on Thursday:

• Verlander gave up 10 or more hits for the fourth time this season and at least five earned runs for the sixth time.

• Verlander hadn’t allowed six earned runs to the Twins since June 29, 2007 — a span of 19 starts.

• Ryan Doumit was 0-for-12 against Verlander before getting a bloop single off him in the fourth inning. Doumit hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning off Verlander to break a 2-2 tie.

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