In this edition of Twins Minor League Notebook, we look at six players who have really done a…
Silva, Bullpen Solid For Twins
Carlos Silva gave the Twins a solid five innings, and the lineup busted out for seven runs, but Wednesday's victory over Cleveland was another testament to the value of the Twins' bullpen.Four different relievers shut out the Indians on three hits and a walk over the final four innings to improve the majors' best bullpen ERA to 3.10."Our bullpen was super again," manager Ron Gardenhire said. "Super job."Rookie Pat Neshek (2-0) earned the victory after facing just one batter -- but it was a batter he struck out with two men on in the top of the eighth and the game tied 2-2 at the time.Jesse Crain, Dennys Reyes and Matt Guerrier also pitched out of the 'pen Wednesday.They continued a run that now has reached 23 1/3 innings in which they have allowed only two runs (0.77 ERA in that span).REPLAY: The Twins scored five runs in the eighth inning, including three on Michael Cuddyer's 18th homer of the season to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Wednesday night at the Metrodome, giving the...
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