First Pitch: 7:05 pm CDT
TV: FSN, MLB.tv (free game of the day!)
Radio: Twins Radio Network
Know Thine Enemy: Lone Star Ball
The less said about last night, the better. Tonight the Twins look to get back on track against the Texas Rangers. Expect another hot night in Arlington, as if last week wasn't hot enough in Minneapolis.
#48 / Pitcher / Minnesota Twins
Jan 08, 1976
|2011 - Carl Pavano||6-7||20||20||2||0||0||0||136.0||150||71||64||13||26||58||4.24||1.29|
The Twins bullpen is going to need Pavano to eat some innings tonight, as I understand late inning relief ace Michael Cuddyer is unavailable after pitching last night. Fortunately, Carl has averaged close to seven innings per start this season, so assuming he can keep the ball in the park hopefully he can take the heat off an overworked pen.
#36 / Pitcher / Texas Rangers
Nov 18, 1980
|2011 - C.J. Wilson||10-4||21||21||2||0||0||0||147.0||124||56||48||9||46||132||2.94||1.16|
All Star C.J. Wilson is what we wish Francisco Liriano could be, if he could only throw strikes and avoid that one bad inning per start. Wilson was dominant last time out against the Los Angeles Angels, giving up only two hits and a run over eight innings, losing a 1-0 pitching duel to fellow All Star Jered Weaver.