Price fans 11 in dominant Toronto debut as Blue Jays beat Twins, 5-1

Price fans 11 in dominant Toronto debut as Blue Jays beat Twins, 5-1

The former Cy Young Award winner helped Toronto pull even with the Twins in the wild-card race.

Notes: With bases loaded, Twins can't solve Price

August 3
Notes: With bases loaded, Twins can't solve Price
The Twins are in a 0-for-15 slump with the bases loaded, striking out seven times in that span.

Duffey gets passport delivered after big league call-up

August 3
Duffey gets passport delivered after big league call-up
Minnesota Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey wasn't entirely prepared when he got called up to the major leagues for the first time.
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August 3
Torii Hunter and umpire Tim Timmons.

Hunter impressed by Jays lineup

Twins outfielder Torii Hunter says he knew after hitting home run Monday that one run would not be enough against Toronto's offense.
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August 3
Ervin Santana

Santana had to make adjustments

Twins righthander Ervin Santana says he had to make an adjustment when he kept falling behind Blue Jays hitters on Monday.
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August 3

Price shines in Blue Jays debut

Newly acquired pitcher David Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his first Blue Jays start. Adrian Beltre tied a MLB record by hitting for the cycle for the third time in his career.
Twins
August 3

Twins-Toronto game recap

The key player and stats from Monday's game:
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Twins
August 3

Postgame: Molitor wanted a ground ball, not a bunt

Boyer's problem with the first batter he faces persists; Manager has fond memories of his days as a Blue Jay.
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August 3

Twins rookie Duffey's problem: No passport

Twins rookie Tyler Duffey was shocked to be called up, and he had a big problem: Twins are in Canada, but Duffey's passport was in Texas.
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mlb Statistics

  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Kansas City 62 42 .596 0 34-18 28-24 5-5
    Minnesota 54 51 .514 8.5 34-22 20-29 3-7
    Detroit 51 54 .486 11.5 25-27 26-27 4-6
    Chicago White Sox 50 54 .481 12 25-25 25-29 6-4
    Cleveland 48 57 .457 14.5 20-32 28-25 3-7
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Yankees 59 45 .567 0 30-17 29-28 6-4
    Baltimore 54 51 .514 5.5 32-20 22-31 8-2
    Toronto 55 52 .514 5.5 33-21 22-31 6-4
    Tampa Bay 53 54 .495 7.5 27-30 26-24 5-5
    Boston 47 59 .443 13 27-28 20-31 5-5
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 60 47 .561 0 38-18 22-29 6-4
    LA Angels 56 49 .533 3 33-21 23-28 2-8
    Texas 52 53 .495 7 21-29 31-24 6-4
    Seattle 49 58 .458 11 22-31 27-27 4-6
    Oakland 47 60 .439 13 23-32 24-28 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    St. Louis 67 38 .638 0 40-16 27-22 6-4
    Pittsburgh 61 43 .587 5.5 35-17 26-26 7-3
    Chicago Cubs 57 47 .548 9.5 27-24 30-23 6-4
    Cincinnati 47 56 .456 19 27-24 20-32 5-5
    Milwaukee 44 63 .411 24 20-34 24-29 1-9
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    NY Mets 56 50 .528 0 38-18 18-32 7-3
    Washington 54 50 .519 1 28-20 26-30 3-7
    Atlanta 48 58 .453 8 27-20 21-38 3-7
    Miami 43 63 .406 13 26-28 17-35 2-8
    Philadelphia 41 65 .387 15 26-27 15-38 8-2
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 60 45 .571 0 37-18 23-27 7-3
    San Francisco 57 48 .543 3 30-23 27-25 6-4
    San Diego 52 54 .491 8.5 24-25 28-29 8-2
    Arizona 51 53 .490 8.5 26-27 25-26 7-3
    Colorado 44 60 .423 15.5 24-28 20-32 3-7
  • Batting Average
    M. Pelfrey MIN .667
    J. Polanco MIN .300
    E. Rosario MIN .280
    A. Hicks MIN .279
    O. Arcia MIN .276
  • Home Runs
    B. Dozier MIN 23
    T. Hunter MIN 17
    T. Plouffe MIN 14
    J. Mauer MIN 6
    (3) Players 5
  • Runs Batted In
    B. Dozier MIN 57
    T. Hunter MIN 56
    T. Plouffe MIN 55
    J. Mauer MIN 44
    (2) Players 31
  • Earned Run Average
    R. O'Rourke MIN 0.84
    G. Perkins MIN 2.51
    R. Pressly MIN 2.93
    B. Boyer MIN 3.02
    K. Jepsen MIN 3.21
  • Wins
    P. Hughes MIN 10
    K. Gibson MIN 8
    T. May MIN 7
    R. Nolasco MIN 5
    (2) Players 5
  • Strikeouts
    K. Gibson MIN 92
    T. May MIN 81
    P. Hughes MIN 80
    T. Milone MIN 57
    M. Pelfrey MIN 56
  • Batting Average
    M. Cabrera DET .350
    P. Goldschmidt ARI .339
    B. Harper WAS .330
    P. Fielder TEX .330
    D. Gordon MIA .329
  • Home Runs
    M. Trout LAA 32
    A. Pujols LAA 30
    N. Cruz SEA 30
    M. Teixeira NYY 29
    (2) Players 29
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 80
    J. Donaldson TOR 77
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 77
    C. Davis BAL 75
    M. Teixeira NYY 74
  • Earned Run Average
    Z. Greinke LAD 1.41
    J. deGrom NYM 2.09
    S. Kazmir HOU 2.10
    S. Gray OAK 2.12
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.22
  • Wins
    G. Cole PIT 14
    F. Hernandez SEA 13
    C. McHugh HOU 13
    D. Keuchel HOU 13
    (2) Players 12
  • Saves
    M. Melancon PIT 33
    C. Kimbrel SD 31
    T. Rosenthal STL 31
    G. Perkins MIN 29
    D. Storen WAS 29
  • Sunday, August 2
    Toronto 5, Kansas City 2, F Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 0, F Miami 5, San Diego 2, F
    Detroit 6, Baltimore 1, F Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3, F Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 2, F
    NY Yankees 12, Chicago White Sox 3, F Houston 4, Arizona 1, F Chicago Cubs 4, Milwaukee 3, F
    Seattle 4, Minnesota 1, F St. Louis 3, Colorado 2, F Texas 2, San Francisco 1, F
    Oakland 2, Cleveland 1, F LA Dodgers 5, LA Angels 3, F NY Mets 5, Washington 2, F
  • Monday, August 3
    Toronto 5, Minnesota 1, F Chicago Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 0, Postponed Arizona 6, Washington 4, F
    Atlanta 9, San Francisco 8, F NY Mets 12, Miami 1, F Texas 12, Houston 9, F
    Tampa Bay 5, Chicago White Sox 4, F San Diego 13, Milwaukee 5, F Seattle 8, Colorado 7, F
    LA Angels 5, Cleveland 4, F Baltimore 9, Oakland 2, F
  • Today, August 4
    Boston @ NY Yankees LA Dodgers @ Philadelphia Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh
    Arizona @ Washington Minnesota @ Toronto Kansas City @ Detroit
    San Francisco @ Atlanta St. Louis @ Cincinnati NY Mets @ Miami
    Houston @ Texas Tampa Bay @ Chicago White Sox San Diego @ Milwaukee
    Seattle @ Colorado Cleveland @ LA Angels Baltimore @ Oakland
  • Wednesday, August 5
    Tampa Bay @ Chicago White Sox Seattle @ Colorado Cleveland @ LA Angels
    Baltimore @ Oakland Boston @ NY Yankees LA Dodgers @ Philadelphia
    Chicago Cubs @ Pittsburgh Arizona @ Washington Minnesota @ Toronto
    Kansas City @ Detroit San Francisco @ Atlanta St. Louis @ Cincinnati
    NY Mets @ Miami Houston @ Texas San Diego @ Milwaukee
  • Thursday, August 6
    St. Louis @ Cincinnati LA Dodgers @ Philadelphia Kansas City @ Detroit
    San Diego @ Milwaukee Arizona @ Washington Boston @ NY Yankees
    Minnesota @ Toronto Miami @ Atlanta San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs
    Houston @ Oakland
  • Friday, August 7
    San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs Toronto @ NY Yankees LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh
    Colorado @ Washington Boston @ Detroit Minnesota @ Cleveland
    NY Mets @ Tampa Bay Miami @ Atlanta Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City
    St. Louis @ Milwaukee Cincinnati @ Arizona Baltimore @ LA Angels
    Houston @ Oakland Philadelphia @ San Diego Texas @ Seattle
  • Saturday, August 8
    Toronto @ NY Yankees San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs Houston @ Oakland
    LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh Texas @ Seattle NY Mets @ Tampa Bay
    Colorado @ Washington Boston @ Detroit Miami @ Atlanta
    Minnesota @ Cleveland Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City St. Louis @ Milwaukee
    Cincinnati @ Arizona Philadelphia @ San Diego Baltimore @ LA Angels
  • Sunday, August 9
    Toronto @ NY Yankees Boston @ Detroit Minnesota @ Cleveland
    NY Mets @ Tampa Bay Colorado @ Washington Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City
    St. Louis @ Milwaukee San Francisco @ Chicago Cubs Baltimore @ LA Angels
    Houston @ Oakland Cincinnati @ Arizona Philadelphia @ San Diego
    Texas @ Seattle Miami @ Atlanta LA Dodgers @ Pittsburgh
Twins
August 3

Price makes Jays debut as Twins open big series in Toronto

Joe Mauer gets day off as manager Paul Molitor, wary of Rogers Centre turf, moves Trevor Plouffe to first base.
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August 3
Relief pitcher Kevin Jepsen earned the loss in his first appearance as...

Kevin Jepsen's Twins debut doesn't go well

The Twins reliever walked the first two batters he faced on Sunday afternoon in his Minnesota debut.
Twins
August 3

Bullpen melts down in 11-inning loss to Mariners

Glen Perkins gave up another home run, Kevin Jepsen walked the first two batters he faced in his Twins debut and the offense couldn't back up starter Mike Pelfrey's eight shutout innings.
Twins
August 3

Rand: Yin and yang make up an unpredictable season for Twins

Everything has a way of evening out. That’s the beauty of a 162-game baseball season.
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August 2
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey throwing against Seattle...

Twins waste Pelfrey's excellent start

Pelfrey pitched eight shutout innings Sunday but the Twins lost in extra innings.
Twins
August 2

Sunday's Twins-Seattle game recap

Mariners righthander Hisashi Iwakuma continued his dominance against the Twins on Sunday.
Twins
August 2

Gallery: Seattle 4, Twins 1

Gallery: The Twins lost 4-1 to the Seattle Mariners in 11 innings Sunday at Target Field.
Twins
August 2

Twins-Toronto series preview

The Twins begin a four-game series in Toronto with a day game Monday.
Twins
August 2

Twins promote Tyler Duffey to replace the injured Tommy Milone

Tyler Duffey will make his major league debut Wednesday for the Twins, taking the place of Tommy Milone, who is being sent to the disabled list because of a flexor strain in his left elbow.
Twins
August 2

Twins postgame: Things could get ugly in Toronto

Yes, the Twins split two of four games against Seattle but they didn't look good doing it.
Twins
August 2

Twins place Milone on DL, call up Duffey to start Wednesday

Milone reports soreness in left elbow after last start, reports flexor tendon strain.
Twins
August 2

Scoggins: Twins had a chance to go bold at the trade deadline, but didn't

While Kevin Jepsen is a nice addition, this roster still has many holes.
Twins
August 2

Sunday Q&A: Curt Schilling, ESPN baseball analyst

The former MLB pitcher addressed his Kirby Puckett remark regarding Hall of Famers' character.
Twins
August 2

Twins steal one in ninth inning from Mariners

Kurt Suzuki hit a clutch single after two wild pitches fueled a comeback.
Final, 8/3 R H E
Minnesota 54-51 1 3 0
Toronto 55-52 5 8 0

MLB Scoreboard

  • Minnesota

    Toronto

     

    - F

    1

    5

  • Chicago Cubs

    Pittsburgh

     

    - Postponed

    0

    0

  • Arizona

    Washington

     

    - F

    6

    4

  • San Francisco

    Atlanta

     

    - F

    8

    9

  • NY Mets

    Miami

     

    - F

    12

    1

  • Houston

    Texas

     

    - F

    9

    12

  • Tampa Bay

    Chicago White Sox

     

    - F

    5

    4

  • San Diego

    Milwaukee

     

    - F

    13

    5

  • Seattle

    Colorado

     

    - F

    8

    7

  • Cleveland

    LA Angels

     

    - F

    4

    5

  • Baltimore

    Oakland

     

    - F

    9

    2

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