Cleveland Blanks Twins 5-0
The Twins lost 5-0 at home against Cleveland Tuesday afternoon. Derek Lowe threw a complete-game 6-hit shutout with 4 walks allowed and no strikeouts. It's Lowe's first shutout in nearly 7 years. Brian Dozier had 3 hits for the Twins and Jason Marquis allowed 9 hits and 5 earned runs in 5 innings to take the loss and drop to 2-3. His ERA swells to 6.68.
The Twins are 10-26 and they begin a 2-game series at Detroit at 6:05 tonight, pregame on WJON at 5:35. Righthander Nick Blackburn (1-4) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Rick Porcello (3-3) toes the rubber for the Tigers.