Carl Pavano throws complete game in win over Royals. Pavano let up 2 runs on 9 hits while striking out 4 and walking 1 to earn his 3rd win of the year. Denard Span continued his strong season with 2 hits and 2 RBIs. Cuddyer hit his 6th home run of the year and an unlikely contributor, Drew Butera, added 2 RBIs as well for a final of 5-2. The Twins still hold a the worst record in baseball but it is nice to at least see a hard-fought win, especially with so many players on the DL. Here is an updated injury report for the Twins. Tomorrow will be game 3 of 4 vs. the Royals with Blackburn (4-4) facing off against Hochevar (3-5). To see the full Yahoo! Box Score click here.

  • Mauer played DH in an extended spring training game going 2 for 5 with a walk.