White Sox top Twins to clinch postseason berth | Twins-White Sox Game Highlights 9/17/20 look at reynaldo lopez the twins are familiar with him they've knocked him out early the two starts that he's had against them. So far this year's gonna feature fastball slider change and you'd like this match up on paper but you don't play the games on paper you have to go out. There twins had a very good game last night against geolito but now it starts all over again today so polanco is on a two odd. Walk let's see if the twins. Can capitalize now with nelson cruz and a 2-2 pitch swing and a miss strike three inning over couple of strikeouts for lopez here in the first inning has been everything, the twins had hoped for more they gave, up a really good young arm in the trade for him but he's doing really well and he makes life miserable on right-handed hitters he does not give them any free passes only, one walk to right-handed hitters so far this year which is a good sign because you've got, two of the better and two of the hotter right-handed hitters in all the baseball here's a guy that is pretty good jose abreu mvp candidate, leads the american league it hits he leads all the baseball with 49 runs batted in with grondell. On and the pitch a swung at a line drive to the shortstop fielded by polanco's second one throws to, first in time that's the double play a one hop line drive to polanco at short a backhand pick beating gonzalez. For one on to. First and that goes six four three faces empty two outs and now buxton red hot he's homered in five of his last eight games one, two pitch a drive to left field and deep back it goes deep it goes down the line that is fair and go on a home run for the second time. This season byron buxton has hormone in three consecutive games a blast on the left field line and the.
Twins take a one-nothing, lead he knew it off the bat the only question was whether it was going to stay fair or foul he kept the bat alive he fouled off some tough pitches and then got a hang of, breaking ball and he didn't miss it two down for a former first round pick. Nick madrigal pulled the wind up and. Now the 2-2 pitch is swinging to fly ball center field routine byron over to his right back pedal sunglasses on a cap high catch, and maida has faced the minimum through three that's polanco strike three ronaldo lopez five strikeouts one hit, one walk through three and a third ronaldo has looked really good and he's mixing his pitch as well two up two down eddie rosario. The batter one nothing twins in the fourth and the one one is a. High pop-up on the infield right side jose abreu yelling i got it i got it i got it and he does and the inning has come to an end one. Two three go to the twins here in the fourth one nothing twins in the, bottom of the fourth inning here's a brayer he delivered the only run last night that, hung around jose hits it in the air left center field way back there and gone he did tie the game jose abreu's case grows. For mvp and it's one all niata shaking his head because he made the pitch last pitch that should have gone out of the, ballpark he made the same pitch this pitch and it did go out of the ballpark and this game suddenly, is tied at one a slider that doesn't slide two mistakes in a row the second of which, was home run number 17 as buxton goes up as far as he could.
Go batter's going to be byron buxton three straight games with a home run he got another breaking ball and he did the same thing with it a, home run to left buxton's got two today and the twins are back in. Front when you're that locked in you can smile when you're running around the bases it's it's fun to watch him right, now i don't know what's changed or.