Twin Start Win Streak
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Oswaldo Arcia and Byung Ho Park homered in the eighth inning to lift Minnesota over the Los Angeles Angels 6-4 on Saturday, giving the Twins their second consecutive comeback victory after opening the season with nine straight defeats.
Arcia broke a 4-all tie with his first home run of the season. It came off reliever Joe Smith (0-1) and was Minnesota's first hit since the fifth inning. One batter later, Park — who had the decisive hit Friday night — added his own solo shot to give the Twins some insurance.
Trevor Plouffe had three hits and also homered for Minnesota.
Ryan Pressly (1-0) pitched a 1-2-3 eighth for the win in relief of starter Ricky Nolasco. Kevin Jepsen threw a scoreless ninth for his second save.