facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Minnesota 8, Los Angeles Angels 2

April 16, 2013 at 1:10 AM

MINNEAPOLIS, April 16 (UPI) -- Joe Mauer did it all for Minnesota Monday, going 4-for-5 with a solo homer and three RBI in powering the Twins over the Los Angeles Angels 8-2.

Mauer also scored twice while Trevor Plouffe added a bases-empty shot among his two hits as Minnesota broke a five-game losing streak.

Pedro Florimon knocked in two runs for the Twins.

Kevin Correia (1-1) recorded the win with seven solid innings, holding the Angels to two runs on eight hits while striking out five and walking one.

Los Angeles starter Joe Blanton (0-3) surrendered four runs on nine hits over 4 2/3 frames.

Brendan Harris and Peter Bourjos each went deep as the Angels fell for the first time in three games.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Josh Donaldson agrees to deal with Tornonto Blue Jays
5 Reasons why Denver Broncos will/won't be repeat champions
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Man uses snowboard to wakeboard on flooded streets
Peyton Manning's mom: 'I would like for him to retire'