Toronto Blue Jays defeat Minnesota Twins, 3-2
TORONTO - Twins righthander Scott Baker has been on a big roll down the stretch, but wasn't his sharpest Thursday.
He walked the leadoff batter, Joe Inglett, in the first and watched him score.
He gave up a solo homer to Jose Bautista in the fourth.
He gave up a leadoff double to No. 9 hitter John McDonald in the fifth and watched him score what turned out to be the winning run.
"I think it was OK," Baker said. "I don't think I located very well. It's hard to b...
TORONTO - By this point of the season, teams are what they are. And the Twins have been the classic sail-then-fail team.
Twins outfielder Denard Span homered in the third inning Thursday but failed to get a bunt down in the fifth. Nick Punto doubled and scored in the fifth before his failed bunt attempt two innings later.
Expand that to the series in Toronto, where the Twins came up with ways to beat former Cy Young winner Roy Halladay on Wednesday but then were shut...