Nelson Cruz Effort Helps the Twins Beat the Red Sox, 2-1

Fri, Sep 6, 2019 | Emma Botos


Mitch Garver of the Minnesota Twins swings at a pitch during a 2019 game at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia
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September 5, 2019 -- The Twins hold onto a win on the road against the Red Sox with a 2-1 win.

Nelson Cruz DH led the Twins led in hitting against the Red Sox's pitching. He had a 0.305 batting average in the game. The Twins hitter had 0 RBI and scored 0 runs in the road outing. He had a game slugging percentage of 0.631. In 4 at bats, the hitter had a 0.385 OBP.

Slugger Mookie Betts could not pull out the Red Sox home win over the Twins's pitching. Leading the team in slugging for the season, Mookie Betts had a 0.524 slugging percentage. He had a game batting average of 0.291. The Red Sox' top hitter contributed 1 RBI and scored 1 run in the home outing.

J.D. Martinez led the Red Sox in a losing team performance against the Twins. He had 0 Ks at the plate against the Twins. Leading the team in slugging for the game, he had a 0.580 slugging percentage. His team's best hitter had 0 RBI and scored 0 runs in the game. The hitter had a 0.387 OBP with 4 at bats. In the game, he had a 0.312 batting average.

Posted at Fri, September 6, 2019 02:32:04 UTC