Former St. Cloud River Bats catcher Mitch Garver is getting a shot at full-time duty with the Twins this season after an injury to starting catcher Jason Castro. Garver played for the River Bats in 2010 and 2011.
Twins starter Jose Berrios struggled for a fourth straight start, allowing five runs on seven hits and a walk in just 5.1 innings pitched. Berrios has now given up 18 runs in his last four appearances while logging just 18.1 innings during that stretch.
Granite City Sports Podcast- Monday, May 7th Fernando Romero was excellent again for the Twins in his second MLB start, allowing no runs on three hits with three walks and nine strikeouts. Romero is now 2-0 on the season and has not allowed a run in either of his starts.
Lance Lynn turned in another disappointing start for the Twins, lasting five innings while allowing six runs on seven hits and five walks. Lynn, who was acquired as a free agent before the season, is now 0-3 with an earned run average of 8.37.