Casilla, Baker Lead Twins Over Rangers 8-1
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Scott Baker pitched a five-hitter for his fourth complete game and Alexi Casilla had three hits and scored two runs, leading the Minnesota Twins to an 8-1 win over Texas Rangers on Saturday.
Delmon Young had three hits and two RBIs for Minnesota, which has won eight of 11.
Baker (4-4) struck out seven in his first complete game since Aug. 14, 2009.
The Twins scored five runs in the first against Colby Lewis. Lewis (5-7) allowed six runs and seven hits in 1 1-3 innings.
Slowly, the reigning American League Central champions are starting to regain their form depsite a rash of injuries. Minnesota entered June with the worst record in baseball.
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