The Minnesota Twins lose to Boston Red Sox, fail to reach .500

The Minnesota Twins lost to the Boston Red Sox 9-4 on May 14, 2014 on a chilly evening at Target Field.

The story of the night, as with last night, was the play ex-Twin, Red Sox star David Ortiz. Ortiz hit two more home runs in the game, bringing his two-day total to four home runs, eleven on the season.

David Ortiz’s first home run of the night gets cheers from the Minnesota fans, showing that even though he left the Twins he remains a fan favorite. Also returning to the Twin Cities, A.J. Pierzynski who received mixed reactions from the fans.

The Twins’ starting pitcher Kevin Correia struggled early giving up two runs in the first inning. Correia would be replaced after the fourth inning, after giving up four runs.

Minnesota Twins’ coach Ron Gardenhire said “Right now, we’re just misfiring and not making pitches to him or anybody else, and they’re whacking it pretty good.” The Twins would give up four more runs in the final five innings. Unfortunately the Twins only were able to score four runs.

The Twins fall to a record of 18-20 and will face the Red Sox in the rubber match of the mid-week series on Thursday May 15.

Stay tuned to The Minnesota Sports Report.

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