The Milwaukee Brewers and Minnesota Twins were deadlocked in a scoreless battle through six-and-a-half innings on Tuesday night at Target Field. When the Brewers went to their bullpen, the Twins put a 5-spot on the board and went on to post a 5-3 victory.
Twins left-hander Devin Smeltzer tossed six shutout innings and Brewers right-hander Zach Davies was equal to the task. Then came the home half of the 7th when the Twins got to Brewer relievers Alex Claudio and Junior Guerra.
Jason Castro led off with a single to left and a Keston Hiura error put runners at the corners. Max KLepler followed with a two-run double to right to put the Twins on the board 2-0. [Read more…]