Minnesota Twins defeat Texas Rangers, 8-3

J.J. Hardy, the Twins shortstop who returned to the lineup this past week after missing 18 games because of a left wrist injury, is not fully healthy yet.

"I wouldn't say it's 100 percent. It still gets sore but it's nothing that I can't play through," he said. "I feel like it's going to take some time before it will be 100 percent."

Hardy, who injured the wrist sliding into third base on his ninth-inning triple that led to a victory over Detroit on May 4, returned T...

Orlando Hudson was fitted with a microphone Saturday, which the national television networks like to do to provide viewers with "sounds of the game."

"It was just like the other eight times I've done it," Hudson said.

The sound of the game that mattered Saturday was the crack of his bat when his two-run homer landed in the left field seats in the sixth inning.

The Twins had been overwhelmed by Texas lefthander C.J. Wilson until that point, and Hudson's homer seeme...