Even manager Paul Molitor furiously waved at Ramirez to 'Get the [bleep] off the field!' after his three-run homer. Pitcher Ricky Nolasco did not see the flip but promised that 'He'll get his. Don't worry.'
Thanks to Miguel Sano and other young players, the Twins are right in the thick of the wild-card race on the first day of September.
"I think you earn your stripes." Experienced players, unlike rookies or other newcomers, "shouldn't have that borderline pitch called on them. It's that respect factor."
The options aren't exactly glittering on a light Thursday night, so lightly regarded Matt Wisler ($6,300) becomes a bargain choice as ace.
The Twins were down 6-0 heading into the eighth inning and 6-1 heading into the ninth. And they won. Watch how right now.
Matt Carpenter in Coors Field against a righty? The Dodgers against a righty and the Jays against a lefty? Count Heath Cummings in for Monday lineups.
Max Scherzer is a stud, but is there a bit of smoke and mirrors involved? Our Heath Cummings points to the good and bad values in an extra full Tuesday slate of MLB games.
Are Felix Hernandez and Clayton Kershaw too expensive to roster in a daily setting? Our Heath Cummings helps optimize your lineups for Monday.
Are you concerned about Matt Harvey after his last start? Is Cole Hamels the safer play? Our Heath Cummings dives into the pitchers and hitters to target in your daily lineup for Friday.
Josh Donaldson put up an MVP caliber performance on Tuesday, hitting two home runs and carrying the Blue Jays to a win. That story and lots more can be found in this edition of Eye on MLB.

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