Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 4/28/13
Thanks to another strong outing from Kevin Correia, the Minnesota Twins are ahead of where they were at this point last season. Way ahead. Correia pitched eight sharp innings, Justin Morneau homered and the Twins beat Texas 5-0 Sunday, handing the Rangers consecutive losses for the first time this year. It took the Twins 37 games to reach 11 wins last season. After Correia's big day, they're 11-10. ''That's our goal, to surprise some people and make a push in this division,'' said Correia, who allowed six hits and only one runner to reach third base while lowering his ERA to 2.23. ''Right now, being above .500 is a good sign, but we got a long ways to go.'' Mitch Moreland and Lenoys Martin each had two hits for the Rangers. ''He just put the ball where he wanted. Cutter, changeup, sinker,'' said A.J. Pierzynski, who caught Correia when the right-hander was in San Francisco. ''He's kind of shortened his slider and throws more cutters and changeups now. Good for him. He's really...
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