Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/14
The Minnesota Twins lost for the 12th time in 14 games Thursday night, on a night when they went 3-for-17 with men in scoring position and made two key eighth-inning errors. But that wasn't what everybody was talking about after the 10-6 defeat at Texas. The main story of the evening was when Texas' Roy Oswalt hit Joe Mauer in the back with a 3-0 pitch in the third inning, saying he was trying to work inside. After Minnesota's Scott Diamond threw behind Josh Hamilton in the bottom of the inning, both Diamond and manager Ron Gardenhire were ejected. The Twins were surprised plate umpire Wally Bell tossed Diamond without issuing a warning, but Bell told a pool reporter he thought Diamond needed to be ejected after throwing near Hamilton's head. Whether the move leads to any disciplinary action from Major League Baseball remains to be seen, but the Twins were already scrambling to remake their pitching staff after the game. They recalled reliever Kyle Waldrop from Class AAA Roche...
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