He threw 73 pitches, leaving with one out, a run in and the bases loaded in the fifth.
think he ready to throw 100 (pitches), manager Paul Molitor said. start we normally try to back off the previous start, which was close to 100 with his side work. So you see that throughout the week with guys.
didn want to push it. That (fifth) inning was getting a little bit long, and he was throwing the ball fine. I think we all think he ready to go, so I didn want to force the issue there. is looking forward to a full season of Santana who is entering the second year of a four year, $55 million contract after the Twins jerseys ace served an 80 game suspension for performance enhancing drugs last season. After rejoining the team in July, he went 7 5 with a 4.00 earned run average in 17 starts. In his final seven starts, from Aug. 30 Oct. 2, he was 5 1 (1.62 ERA), including 4 0 (1.75) in five September starts.
did impact us in a positive way after the break, Molitor said. brought him here two winters ago with the idea of being a reliable guy who can win games, (pitch) big innings, and be in almost every start. So it good to know that we have it from Day One. DAY
cheap Brian Dozier jersey led off the second straight game with a hit and a run scored. On Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox jerseys, it was on a first pitch home run. On Wednesday, he led off with a single, took second on cheap Danny Santana jersey single and then scored on a cheap Joe Mauer jersey single. Dozier, who went 2 for 3, is hitting .346 this spring. In his past four games he is 6 for 13 with five runs scored and two RBIs. Molitor isn worried about Dozier using up all his hits before the season.
the mental part of spring training, Molitor said. used to hate to go out in basketball games and make all my shots in warmups, You go through your spring and you get to where you comfortable, and at the end you got to find a way to maintain and keep your energy up so you ready to go. I rather have him swinging well than still trying to find it at this stage. And we have a lot of guys, I think, in that category. Santana went 3 for 4 with a single, double, triple, two RBIs and a run scored. Darin Mastroianni went 2 for 3 and scored a run.
Closer cheap Glen Perkins jersey and right hander cheap Michael Tonkin jersey each pitched in a minor league game on a back field at the Twins jerseys complex. Perkins pitched one inning against the Baltimore Orioles jerseys High A Frederick Keys, giving up one hit with three strikeouts. He threw 17 pitches. Perkins was pitching on back to back days after throwing one inning against the Red Sox jerseys on Tuesday.
was cleaner, Molitor said. out three out of four batters. Breaking ball was really good. The one hit was kind of a jam shot to center field. So it was good to get him out there. I talked to him after, and he said he feels really fresh.
talked about it all spring. We aren worried about too much other than that he is feeling physically good. It going to be fun watching him get out there when the season starts and see how he goes about his business. But I think he kind of knows what he needs to do in spring training at this cheap baseball jerseys point in his career. So he had a good day. who was told on Tuesday that he made the team, went three innings against the Orioles jerseys Class A Delmarva Shorebirds, giving up one run on three hits and a walk with three strikeouts. He threw 32 pitches.
first inning he breezed, Molitor said. he misfired a few, but he got hit hard in the second inning and his third inning was good. Twins jerseys would like to get Tonkin stretched out so he can be the long man in the bullpen.