The righthander pitched eight shutout innings, his second strong outing in a row, and lowered his ERA from 6.00 to 3.60.
4 Consecutive games in which the Twins have had at least 10 hits.
8 Innings pitched by Pavano for the second start in a row.
11 Consecutive batters retired by Pavano before Tampa Bay got its first hit.
.327 Career batting average for Justin Morneau against the Rays.
Nick Blackburn is 2-2 with a 6.10 ERA against Tampa Bay in his career as he prepares to go against them Friday. He faces the winless Wade Davis.
|Minnesota - LP: V. Worley||3||FINAL|
|Atlanta - WP: P. Maholm||8|
|Cincinnati - WP: A. Simon||7||FINAL|
|NY Mets - LP: B. Parnell||4|
|Los Angeles - WP: H. Ryu||9||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: W. Peralta||2|
|Oakland - LP: J. Parker||1||FINAL|
|Texas - WP: R. Wolf||3|
|Arizona - LP: T. Cahill||1||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: J. De La Rosa||4|
|Washington - WP: T. Clippard||2||FINAL|
|San Francisco - LP: J. Affeldt||1|
|Tampa Bay - LP: C. Ramos||3||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: A. Loup||4|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Samardzija||0||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - WP: F. Liriano||1|
|NY Yankees - LP: H. Kuroda||3||FINAL|
|Baltimore - WP: J. Hammel||6|
|Seattle - LP: B. Maurer||1||FINAL|
|LA Angels - WP: C. Wilson||7|
|Philadelphia - WP: C. Lee||3||FINAL|
|Miami - LP: K. Slowey||0|
|Boston||4||Top 9th Inning|
|Kansas City - LP: J. Shields||1||FINAL|
|Houston - WP: J. Lyles||3|
|St. Louis||4||Bottom 3rd Inning|
|Indiana||89||4th Qtr 0:42|