Originally written May 19, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS After taking three of four games in Boston earlier this month, the Minnesota Twins returned home on a high for their ensuing nine-game home stand at Target Field.A week and a half later, all that momentum is gone.Minnesota fell 5-1 to the visiting Red Sox on Sunday as Boston completed a three-game sweep. The Twins have now lost five straight games and finished the home stand just 2-7 to fall four games below .500 for the first time all year."We've had our opportunities here at home and a lot of them to drive in runs, and we didn't get it done," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. "You can't come home and lose like we have here. We owe it to our fans to play a little better baseball at home."The Twins' two wins during this nine-game home stand came against Baltimore last weekend and a 10-3 win against the White Sox on Monday. Minnesota fell 3-2 in Friday's series opener against Boston and went on to lose 12-5 on Saturday before Su...
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