Minnesota Twins defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 4-1

TORONTO - Carl Pavano likes pitching for the Twins.

And the Twins certainly like him.

And it's outings like Wednesday's that can go a long way toward him sticking around for 2010.

He outdueled former Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay as the Twins pulled away to a 4-1 victory at Rogers Centre, a skid-snapping game in a couple of ways.

Pavano's excellence enabled the Twins to beat Halladay for the first time ever. Halladay was 8-0 in 12 career starts over 12 season...

TORONTO - An investigation is underway to determine if Twins lefthander Glen Perkins should file a grievance to reclaim lost service time while he's been on the disabled list, according to a communications official with the Major League Baseball Players' Association.

The union is expected to take a couple weeks to examine the issue before making a decision.

Twins General Manager Bill Smith said Wednesday that the club has yet to be contacted by the union on the issue...