Minnesota Twins defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 6-3

Minneapolis - The trip couldn't have started any better.

Heading into St. Louis to face the team battling them for the division, the Milwaukee Brewers soundly swept the Cardinals in their own house, getting great pitching in the first game and smoldering bats in the next two.

Then, they opened the next series in Houston with another victory before a loss and another victory to win the series against the Astros.

With a little breathing room in the National League C...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A slight change in mechanics allowed Scott Baker to stand taller in more ways than one.

Baker pitched into the ninth inning, Justin Morneau hit a grand slam, and the Minnesota Twins completed a three-game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers with a 6-3 victory Sunday night.

Baker (2-5) allowed seven hits and struck out six in 8 1-3 innings for his first win in three starts since May 8. He worked closely with pitching coach Rick Anderson since allowing four...