By now, the gory details have become all-too familiar for a Twins starting rotation better fitted for cement shoes than a major league staff.
Not that it mattered much on this night, when Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver delivered a masters course in how to dominate opposing hitters.
Weaver no-hit the Twins 9-0 Wednesday night, laying waste to a punch less lineup that failed to score for the second consecutive game and piling more shame on a Twins season racing to the bottom.
He struck out nine and allowed one walk, needing 121 pitches to complete a three-game series sweep and become the first pitcher to no-hit Minnesota since David Wells of the New York Yankees on May 17, 1998.
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire begrudgingly offered his congratulations to Weaver during a terse post-game news conference in which he blasted starting pitcher Liam Hendriks and the rest of his team for playing tepid.
"A terrible night for Twins baseball. Got dominated by a very good pitcher over there but we played terrible," said Gardenhire. "We didn't pitch worth a crap. Not aggressive. Missed a play or two and got no hit by a very good pitcher over there."
Minnesota's rotation has a 7.10 ERA, which is the worst in baseball.
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