The two newest Minnesota Twins make the biggest impact Sunday in their team's 3-1 win over the Texas Rangers.
Center fielder Alex Presley and catcher Josmil Pinto both made their Twins debuts -- and for Pinto, his major league debut -- on Sunday, and they combined for five hits and a pair of RBI in Minnesota's victory.
It was Pinto, the 24-year-old from Venezuela, who opened the scoring for the Twins. With Minnesota trailing 1-0 in the fifth inning, Pinto jumped on a 3-2 curveball from Rangers starter Travis Blackley and doubled to left field. Pinto's first big league hit scored Clete Thomas and tied the game at one.
"I'm obviously very happy to be able to help my team win," Pinto said through translator and Twins first baseman Chris Colabello. "I just tried to go out there and do what I've been doing all year. Thank God it worked out."
Prior to Pinto's first career hit, Presley had already recorded his first hit as a Twin when he led the game off with a single to left. Presley's so...