Found July 20, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
General manager Terry Ryan challenged the theory that the Minnesota Twins' offense has been betrayed by lousy pitching this season. "We're averaging four runs a game. That isn't a very good offense," he said Thursday before the Twins lost to the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 at Target Field. "I don't want to berate my own organization here, but I have to be honest: We're not scoring runs. We score 19 the other day, and then we come back (Wednesday) and score one (in a 2-1 loss). That's the type of stuff we're dealing with here." The Twins are averaging 4.3 runs through 92 games, about dead center in the majors. "It's isn't enough," Ryan said. "It's not enough in the American League, by any stretch." It does, however, look good in relation to the team's pitching, which as a whole ranks 29th in ERA (4.93) and runs allowed (393), and dead last in home runs allowed (124). The team has used 11 pitchers in...
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