Twins 6, Brewers 4: Sweet baby blue jerseys beat neat retro Brewers jerseys

"Check out our jerseys." - Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The sweet blue jerseys were real cool, especially on Josh Willingham.

Josh Willingham continued his hot return to the majors last night, hitting his fourth home run in the last six days to propel the Twins to a 6-4 win over the Brewers on sweet retro jersey night.

Willingham's three-run shot game in the top of the third wasn't the only fun the Twins had, however. Two innings later, hot-hitting Rubix Cube solver Brian Dozier hit his own two-run blast off Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo to bring the score to 6-2. The two home-runs, in addition to an RBI line-drive by Josmil Pinto in the top of the second, were all the runs the Twins would end up needing for the win.

Twins starting pitcher Samuel Deduno was rather serviceable, going five innings while surrendering two earned runs on six hits and four walks. Since it's the national league, Deduno also hit, going 0-2 with two strikeouts at the plate, but at least he tried, and why do they make pitchers try to hit anyway? Geez Louise.

Matt "The Band: It's Getting Back Together" Guerrier and Jared Burton both pitched scoreless innings in relief, followed by Casey Fien and Glen Perkins, who both pitched not-scoreless innings, each giving up a run. Despite this, Perkins still got the save, his 15th of the year, and the Twins won.

P.S. - The Twins and Brewers will be wearing the same sweet retro jerseys at Target Field Thursday night.

ROLL CALL!

# Commenter # Comments
1 NoahRJ 107
2 SooFoo Fan 74
3 whiskeyplz 68
4 kenzertz 66
5 Panthers FTW 42
6 twinsgirl197 34
7 Devereaux 33
8 WestRiverTwinsFan 29
9 myjah 15
10 DerTwain 10
11 Sportsavenue 10
12 gonzobob 9
13 ThatsALoadofBM 6
14 MarkGerard 2
15 MNWildcat 1
16 Boot 1
17 ColossusOfRhode 1
18 Brananorama 1

STUDS

  • Josh Willingham - 1 for 4, 1 home run, 3 RBI, 1 run.
  • Brian Dozier - 3 for 3, 1 home run, 2 RBI, 2 runs scored, 1 walk.
  • Jared Burton - 1 inning pitched, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts.

DUDS

In This Article

Teams
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Twinkie Town

You must be a member of Twinkie Town to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Twinkie Town. You should read them.

Join Twinkie Town

You must be a member of Twinkie Town to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Twinkie Town. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker