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Twins 4, Orioles 3: Bullpen sneaks out the sweep

Twins 4, Orioles 3: Bullpen sneaks out the sweep

Berrios wobbled and the Twins LOBbled but still got the win. This was one of those wonky games where the score could have been much different in either direction. Orioles starter Chris Tillman has struggled finding his command after missing April on the DL, and early on, he looked like a guy still in spring training. He threw 36 pitches in the first inning, and Minnesota batted around for a 3-0 lead. But, as beezer07 noted, three runs is the absolute minimum you can score when nine men come to the plate. Miguel Sano hit a pop-up with runners on second and third; Chris Gimenez (nee Butera)...

Postgame: Chris Gimenez extended the game with "salty, veteran" move

Twins' pinch-hitter noticed that Rockies didn't tag him out on a ball in the dirt, so he got to first base without a throw.

Gimenez shows of AL championship ring

Twins backup catcher Chris Gimenez was part of last year's Indians team that reached the World Series

Twins catcher Chris Gimenez shows off AL title ring before clash with indians

Prior to tonight's game in Cleveland, Indians president Chris Antonetti presented Chris Gimenez with the American League championship ring Cleveland received for its run to the World Series last year.

Inside the numbers: How walks are saving the Twins this year

Stymied on offense through four innings Monday night, the Twins once again returned to a lesson that has served them well this young season: before they can get a run, they must walk. Kennys Vargas and Chris Gimenez drew back-to-back one-out walks. Eddie Rosario struck out, but the struggling Byron Buxton pieced together a nice at bat and he, too, walked to load the bases with two outs for Brian Dozier. The Twins second baseman unloaded the bases with a three-run double, putting Minnesota ahead 3-2 — a score that would hold up as the final. It was another example of the Twins’ patient...

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