BRADENTON, FLA. - Boof Bonser tossed four shutout innings, and Torii Hunter and Justin Morneau hit two-run homers as the Twins defeated Pittsburgh 7-3 Saturday at McKechnie Field.
The Twins, who have won seven of their past eight spring games, continue to get strong pitching. In their past 13 games, their starters have posted a 1.05 ERA.
Bonser has an 11-inning scoreless streak since he was torched for three runs against Cincinnati in his spring debut. He lowered his ERA to 2.25.
"We want him to continue trying to earn a job," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. "We want him on a mission, and he is. He understands."
Scott Baker also chipped in two scoreless innings of relief for the Twins.
|Atlanta - A. Wood||3:05 PM|
|Chicago Cubs - J. Arrieta|
|Washington - J. Zimmermann||6:05 PM|
|Philadelphia - A. Burnett|
|Chicago WSox - H. Noesi||6:05 PM|
|Cleveland - C. Kluber|
|NY Yankees - H. Kuroda||6:05 PM|
|Baltimore - M. Gonzalez|
|Pittsburgh - J. Locke||6:10 PM|
|Cincinnati - M. Latos|
|Miami - H. Alvarez||6:10 PM|
|NY Mets - Z. Wheeler|
|Toronto - M. Buehrle||6:10 PM|
|Tampa Bay - C. Archer|
|LA Angels - G. Richards||7:05 PM|
|Texas - N. Tepesch|
|St. Louis - J. Kelly||7:10 PM|
|Milwaukee - Y. Gallardo|
|Boston - J. Lackey||7:10 PM|
|Houston - S. Feldman|
|Detroit - A. Sanchez||7:10 PM|
|Kansas City - D. Duffy|
|Minnesota - K. Johnson||7:40 PM|
|Colorado - J. De La Rosa|
|San Diego - J. Hahn||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - D. Haren|
|Oakland - J. Samardzija||9:10 PM|
|Seattle - F. Hernandez|
|Arizona - M. Bolsinger||9:15 PM|
|San Francisco - T. Lincecum|
|Calgary||7/12/14 5:30 PM|
|Brt Columbia||7/12/14 8:30 PM|
|Edmonton||7/17/14 7:30 PM|
|Toronto||7/18/14 6:00 PM|
|Hamilton||7/18/14 9:00 PM|
|Montreal||7/19/14 6:00 PM|
|Los Angeles||6:30 PM|
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