Minnesota Twins defeat Baltimore Orioles, 6-1
Despite the weather feeling more like March than May, the Twins and Orioles will play ball today at Target Field, twice.
The teams will play a day game at 12:10 p.m. and a night game at 7:10 p.m. following Friday's rainout, the first at the Twins' new stadium. It will be cool and dry, with a high in the low 50s today, dropping into the 30s by tonight.
The first Major League Baseball game to be postponed because of weather this season was on April 23, when a Marlins-Rock...
Absent from the lineup for eight games because of a bruised left heel, Joe Mauer returned to a hero's welcome Saturday night.
Manager Ron Gardenhire had Mauer pinch hit for Alexi Casilla in the eighth inning of the Twins' 6-1 victory in Game 2 of their doubleheader against the Orioles.
The Twins had a 4-1 lead, and this was a chance to break things open with the bases loaded and one out. A sellout crowd at Target Field came to its feet, with some changing "MVP!" befo...