“Hopefully you get miracles,” Guthrie said. “Stolen bases (outs) with the bases loaded and their best hitter up. Stuff like that.”
The Kansas City Royals were rolling through the start of the season, still undefeated when they took the field Wednesday at Minnesota.
The Minnesota Twins have presented new manager Paul Molitor with quite a challenge after his first week of the regular season.
Kansas City has picked up right where it left off. Behind some torrid hitting and an impenetrable bullpen, the Royals are the only unbeaten team left in the majors.
Shane Greene and the Detroit Tigers set the modern AL record for the longest shutout streak to start a season,
Fans were not pleased.
Anibal Sanchez helped Detroit blank Minnesota for the second straight game, Jose Iglesias had four hits and Alex Avila scored four runs as the Tigers routed the Twins 11-0 Wednesday.
Torii Hunter’s first game back with the Minnesota Twins ended with the outfielder yelling at plate umpire Joe West.
“There is no weakness of Cabrera” Hunter laughed.
The Detroit Tigers will start the season Monday with one major change and a lot of question marks.