Twins Bats Quiet In Loss To Atlanta Monday
The Twins again struggled with runners in scoring position in a 5-1 loss at Atlanta Monday night. Josh Willingham’s solo home run in the ninth inning was the Twins’ only run of the game.
Minnesota struggled against young Braves starter Julio Teheran, who pitched into the ninth inning and only allowed Willingham’s bomb. The Twins were 0-6 with RISP.
Twins starting pitcher Kevin Corriea dug his team an early hole when he allowed three straight base hits, followed by a three-run home run from Dan Uggla to make the score 4-0 after one inning.
The Twins will look to break a six game losing streak Tuesday in Atlanta.