GameChat – Twins @ Rays, 6:10pm

I hate to start a post with bad news but it seems like something you guys should know but it’s not one of those things that gets a “breaking news” alert, more’s the pity.

Darin Mastrioanni was taken off of waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays.. *sigh* Interestingly enough, that is the team that we claimed him from when we first got him so he’s kind of gone full circle but clearly this was our loss and I can’t help but feel like the whole situation with Jason Bartlett is to blame. I don’t feel very good about Jason right now. :(

Let’s just hope that Gibson can continue his success against Tampa Bay.

Minnesota @ Tampa Bay
Dozier, 2B Zobrist, 2B
Mauer, 1B Jennings, D, CF
Plouffe, 3B Joyce, DH
Colabello, RF Longoria, 3B
Kubel, LF Loney, 1B
Pinto, DH Myers, RF
Suzuki, K, C DeJesus, LF
Hicks, CF Escobar, Y, SS
Florimon, SS Molina, J, C
  Gibson, P   Price, P
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 1
Tampa Bay 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 x 7 12 0

The good news is there was one inning of offense against Price. The bad news is that Kyle Gibson showed he’s not perfect yet. He didn’t get a ton of support, granted, but Tampa had no problem hitting him either. Ah well. – JC