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Twins rout Red Sox 9-2

Trevor Plouffe hit his first homer of the season and Scott Baker pitched eight strong innings for the Minnesota Twins, who capitalized on several Boston blunders in a 9-2 win over the Red Sox on Friday night.

RHP Slowey recalled; LHP Hughes optioned

The Minnesota Twins reinstated right-hander Kevin Slowey from disabled list and optioned left-hander Dusty Hughes before Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox.

Crawford's RBI lifts Red Sox to win over Twins

Pinch-runner Jose Iglesias raced around from first to score on close play at the plate on Carl Crawford's one-out double off the left-field wall in the bottom of the 11th inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins.

Red Sox bounce back behind Buchholz and pen

Clay Buchholz combined with four relievers on a three-hitter and the Boston Red Sox bounced back from a pair of lopsided losses with a 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday in a game delayed by rain for over two hours.

Adrian Gonzalez homers, Red Sox beat Twins 9-5

Adrian Gonzalez homered, Kevin Youkilis scored four runs and Daisuke Matsuzaka settled down to pitch six innings after a rough first, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 9-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.