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Twins snap 8-game skid, beat Reds 3-1

Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Minneapol...
Minnesota Twins' Eduardo Escobar, right, scores on a Robbie Grossman sacrifice fly as Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco can't get a handle on the...
Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer avoids a close pitch by Cincinnati Reds' pitcher Sal Romano in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 28, 2018...
Cincinnati Reds' pitcher Sal Romano wipes his face after giving up a walk to Minnesota Twins' Ehire Adrianza in the third inning of a baseball game Sa...

Minnesota Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Minneapol...

Minnesota Twins' Eduardo Escobar, right, scores on a Robbie Grossman sacrifice fly as Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco can't get a handle on the...

Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer avoids a close pitch by Cincinnati Reds' pitcher Sal Romano in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 28, 2018...

Cincinnati Reds' pitcher Sal Romano wipes his face after giving up a walk to Minnesota Twins' Ehire Adrianza in the third inning of a baseball game Sa...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Odorizzi pitched six strong innings, Mitch Garver homered and the Minnesota Twins snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.

Odorizzi (2-2) gave up one run and five hits. Fernando Rodney worked around two walks while pitching a scoreless ninth for his third save in six chances.

Scott Schebler homered for the Reds, and Devin Mesoraco had two hits. Joey Votto went 0 for 3 with a walk, stopping his homer streak at four games.

Cincinnati right-hander Sal Romano (1-3) lasted 4 2/3 innings and was charged with three runs, two earned, and six hits.


Updated : 2021-04-16 08:06 GMT+08:00