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.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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