Twins born 24 days apart headed home on Friday.
Brock Holt scored both Boston runs, Jon Lester weathered a shaky start and pitched six-plus strong innings as the Red Sox held off the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Rubby De La Rosa matched his first career Fenway Park start with another seven impressive innings lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Twins Monday night.
Red Sox starter Jake Peavy allowed six runs on nine hits in 4 1-3 innings and failed to complete at least five innings for the first time in 18 starts with Boston.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch the Twins pull an epic March Madness prank on Mike Pelfrey, Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg’s lack of dancing prowess go viral and what just might be the worst answer to a sports question ever.
Daniel Nava homered for the Sox and Grady Sizemore added a hit.
Meredith Anderson is smiling today but it was no laughing matter when she unexpectedly gave birth to twins inside her West Bridgewater home.
John Lackey pitched six strong innings and Will Middlebrooks and Dustin Pedroia each homered to lead the Red Sox over the Twins, 5-1, on Sunday.
David Ortiz homered twice and drove in six runs to torment his former team once again, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 12-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.
The Red Sox have won three straight after losing 10 of their previous 14 games, while the Twins have lost three in a row after winning six of nine.