Toronto Blue Jays defeat Minnesota Twins, 8-6

Eight games into the 2009 season, one of the Twins' most promising starters is giving up hits at a Livan Hernandez-esque clip, and one of their most important relievers is conjuring memories of Juan Rincon's last days in Minnesota.

Kevin Slowey gave up a career-high 13 hits Monday night and almost squandered all six runs scored for him again.

The Twins kept the lead until the seventh, when Luis Ayala gave up a game-tying single to Scott Rolen.

Then in the eighth, ...