May 5 – This Day in Twins History

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Twins record on May 5 games is 


2005 – On 05/05/05, the Twins scored five times in the fifth inning en route to a 9-0 victory over the Indians at the Metrodome. Brad Radke strikes out 8 Indian batters while pitching a complete game 3-hitter to get the win. Matt LeCroy and Jason Bartlett each hit home runs to provide the offense. Box Score

Jason Bartlett

Matt LeCroy

Brad Radke






2001 – Minnesota closer LaTroy Hawkins blew a save for the first time in 24 career chances as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 12-10 in 12 innings. Twins third baseman Corey Koskie led the Twins hit parade by going 4 for 7 with a run scored and a stolen base but it was not enough. Reliever Travis Miller gave up a 2-run walk-off home run to Dee Brown to take the loss. Latroy sets a MLB record with 23 saves in 23 chances at the beginning of his closer career. Box Score

Corey Koskie

LaTroy Hawkins


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