Rosario homers twice, Twins rally in ninth, beat Angels 5-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Minnesota Twins finally got the comeback win they had been close to staging so many times this season.

Eddie Rosario homered twice, Bobby Wilson hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, and the Twins rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

''If you keep that mindset of trying to play the 27 outs the best you can, sometimes it's going to turn, and tonight we got one back,'' Twins manager Paul Molitor said.

Rosario's solo shot to right pulled Minnesota to 4-2 in the sixth and his drive in the ninth cut the deficit to 4-3. Logan Morrison then doubled to left, and pinch-hitter Mitch Garver drove him in on a single down the first base line to tie it at 4. Wilson's sac fly scored pinch-runner Max Kepler to cap the three-run ninth.

The Twins had been 0-13 when trailing after eight innings.

''It was a good team win. Bullpen shut the door, didn't give up any runs, and the offense came back and won it for us. Everybody did good but me pretty much, but that's how it goes sometimes,'' said Twins starter Lance Lynn, who gave up four runs and eight hits in 4 2/3 innings.

Fernando Rodney got Mike Trout to line out to short with a runner on first for his sixth save. The ball came off Trout's bat with an exit velocity of 118 mph, the hardest-hit ball by an Angel since Statcast was introduced in 2015, but the low trajectory sent it right to Gregorio Petit.

''You can check Petit's hand, see how he's feeling,'' Molitor said. ''We all know that if he elevates the ball there with that type of exit speed, it's a different outcome. Some of the misfortune tonight maybe turned around for us.''

That wasn't the case early on, as the Angels capitalized on a second chance in the third inning to take the lead. Justin Upton hit a two-run homer to left to put the Angels ahead 3-1 two pitches after Joe Mauer misplayed a pop-up in foul territory down the first base line that would have been the third out. The ball landed past the outstretched arms of a diving Mauer, allowing Upton to hit his fifth home run in six games.

The Angels only got one run across with the bases loaded in the fifth, with Andrelton Simmons drawing a full-count walk to make it 4-1, and the Twins punished the home team for their wastefulness.

Matt Magill (1-0) picked up the win for his scoreless eighth inning in relief. Justin Anderson (0-1) gave up three runs in 1 1/3 innings.

Brian Dozier homered for the second consecutive game to give the Twins a 1-0 lead in the first. It was his seventh home run of the season.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Twins: Kepler (left hand) was held out of the starting lineup as a precaution after being hit by a pitch Thursday.

Angels: 1B Albert Pujols got the day off to rest, with Luis Valbuena taking his place in the infield. ... RHP Blake Wood (elbow) could receive a rehab assignment after throwing two bullpen sessions this week.

OHTANI CLEANS UP

With Pujols sitting, Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani batted fourth, going 1 for 4. Ohtani has a hit in 15 of the 17 games he has started as the designated hitter and is batting .471 (8 for 17) in his last six games.

SKAGGS DOES HIS PART

Angels starter Tyler Skaggs gave up two runs, six hits and two walks while striking out seven. It was his third straight start giving up two or fewer runs, which highlights the continued struggles of the Angels bullpen. Excluding closer Keynan Middleton, the other seven available relievers have converted three saves from nine chances.

''We definitely felt that Justin had enough to get through the ninth, but, unfortunately, it didn't work,'' Angels manager Mike Scioscia said.

UP NEXT

Twins: RHP Kyle Gibson (1-1, 3.49) gave up three runs in 6 2/3 innings in a no-decision at the White Sox on Sunday. Gibson has won his last two decisions against the Angels.

Angels: RHP Nick Tropeano (1-2, 3.42) will make his first start since May 1 against Baltimore. Tropeano did not give up a run in 6 1/3 innings in a no-decision against the Orioles, but went on the disabled list the next day because of inflammation in his right shoulder.

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123456789RHE
MIN16-18
100001003590
LAA23-15
0030100004100
  • W: M. Magill (1-0)L: J. Anderson (0-1)S: F. Rodney (6)
  • HR: MIN - B. Dozier (7), E. Rosario 2 (9), LAA - J. Upton (10)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
J. Mauer 1B50100011.276.413.362.7750.5
B. Dozier 2B31211100.255.316.455.7728.0
E. Escobar 3B30000131.295.353.590.943-0.5
E. Rosario LF42222003.289.309.578.88712.0
R. Grossman RF40200020.225.289.350.6391.0
L. Morrison DH41100022.180.272.333.6052.0
B. Buxton CF30000021.174.224.217.442-1.0
a- M. Kepler PH-CF01000100.275.360.508.8692.0
E. Adrianza SS30000010.206.282.270.552-0.5
b- M. Garver PH10110000.271.327.438.7642.0
G. Petit PR-SS00000000.455.500.455.9550.0
B. Wilson C30010000.111.091.222.3131.0
  • a-was walked intentionally for Buxton in the 9th
  • b-singled for Adrianza in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
Z. Cozart 3B50010014.231.297.440.7380.5
M. Trout CF51100013.321.445.6641.1091.5
J. Upton LF31121121.258.318.497.8147.0
S. Ohtani DH40100011.348.392.6521.0440.5
A. Simmons SS30110100.351.412.507.9203.0
L. Valbuena 1B40000014.252.300.388.688-0.5
I. Kinsler 2B40100010.216.283.314.5971.5
K. Calhoun RF41200001.172.197.213.4105.0
M. Maldonado C41300011.256.333.349.6823.5
C. Young PR00000000.158.238.342.5800.0
    BATTING
    • 2B - L. Morrison (5)
    • HR - B. Dozier (7), E. Rosario 2 (9)
    • SF - B. Wilson (2)
    • RBI - B. Dozier (15), E. Rosario 2 (27), M. Garver (5), B. Wilson (3)
    • 2-Out RBI - E. Rosario (11)
    BATTING
    • 2B - I. Kinsler (4)
    • HR - J. Upton (10)
    • RBI - Z. Cozart (14), J. Upton 2 (28), A. Simmons (23)
    • 2-Out RBI - J. Upton 2 (12), A. Simmons (11)
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - K. Calhoun (3)
    FIELDING
    • DP - (Dozier-Adrianza-Mauer)
    FIELDING
    • DP - (Cozart-Kinsler-Valbuena)
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    L. Lynn4.28442317.341.98-0.5
    T. Rogers0.21000006.431.50-1.0
    T. Hildenberger1.10000303.571.084.5
    Z. Duke0.10000103.751.670.5
    M. Magill (W, 1-0)1.00000101.000.8910.5
    F. Rodney (S, 6)1.01000003.551.509.0
    PITCHERSIP
    L. Lynn4.2
    T. Rogers0.2
    T. Hildenberger1.1
    Z. Duke0.1
    M. Magill (W, 1-0)1.0
    F. Rodney (S, 6)1.0
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    T. Skaggs6.06222723.071.2014.5
    N. Ramirez (H, 3)1.00000103.661.533.5
    J. Anderson (L, 0-1) (H, 6)1.12331315.791.39-6.5
    J. Johnson (BS, 2)0.21000003.481.26-1.0
    PITCHERSIP
    T. Skaggs6.0
    N. Ramirez (H, 3)1.0
    J. Anderson (L, 0-1) (H, 6)1.1
    J. Johnson (BS, 2)0.2
    PITCHING
    • Pitches-Strikes - L. Lynn 99-58, T. Rogers 9-8, T. Hildenberger 17-12, Z. Duke 6-3, M. Magill 13-8, F. Rodney 15-13
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - L. Lynn 5-5, T. Rogers 2-0, T. Hildenberger 1-0, F. Rodney 1-2
    • Batters Faced - L. Lynn 23, T. Rogers 3, T. Hildenberger 4, Z. Duke, M. Magill 3, F. Rodney 4
    PITCHING
    • IBB - J. Anderson
    • Pitches-Strikes - T. Skaggs 98-60, N. Ramirez 13-9, J. Anderson 33-21, J. Johnson 12-8
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - T. Skaggs 6-3
    • Batters Faced - T. Skaggs 24, N. Ramirez 3, J. Anderson 7, J. Johnson 3
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
    123456789RHE
    MIN16-18
    100001003590
    LAA23-15
    0030100004100
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    J. Mauer 1B50100011.276.413.362.7750.5
    B. Dozier 2B31211100.255.316.455.7728.0
    E. Escobar 3B30000131.295.353.590.943-0.5
    E. Rosario LF42222003.289.309.578.88712.0
    R. Grossman RF40200020.225.289.350.6391.0
    L. Morrison DH41100022.180.272.333.6052.0
    B. Buxton CF30000021.174.224.217.442-1.0
    a- M. Kepler PH-CF01000100.275.360.508.8692.0
    E. Adrianza SS30000010.206.282.270.552-0.5
    b- M. Garver PH10110000.271.327.438.7642.0
    G. Petit PR-SS00000000.455.500.455.9550.0
    B. Wilson C30010000.111.091.222.3131.0
    Total3359533118-----
    • a-was walked intentionally for Buxton in the 9th
    • b-singled for Adrianza in the 9th
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    Z. Cozart 3B50010014.231.297.440.7380.5
    M. Trout CF51100013.321.445.6641.1091.5
    J. Upton LF31121121.258.318.497.8147.0
    S. Ohtani DH40100011.348.392.6521.0440.5
    A. Simmons SS30110100.351.412.507.9203.0
    L. Valbuena 1B40000014.252.300.388.688-0.5
    I. Kinsler 2B40100010.216.283.314.5971.5
    K. Calhoun RF41200001.172.197.213.4105.0
    M. Maldonado C41300011.256.333.349.6823.5
    C. Young PR00000000.158.238.342.5800.0
    Total36410412815-----
      BATTING
      • 2B - L. Morrison (5)
      • HR - B. Dozier (7), E. Rosario 2 (9)
      • SF - B. Wilson (2)
      • RBI - B. Dozier (15), E. Rosario 2 (27), M. Garver (5), B. Wilson (3)
      • 2-Out RBI - E. Rosario (11)
      BATTING
      • 2B - I. Kinsler (4)
      • HR - J. Upton (10)
      • RBI - Z. Cozart (14), J. Upton 2 (28), A. Simmons (23)
      • 2-Out RBI - J. Upton 2 (12), A. Simmons (11)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - K. Calhoun (3)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Dozier-Adrianza-Mauer)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Cozart-Kinsler-Valbuena)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      L. Lynn4.28442317.341.98-0.5
      T. Rogers0.21000006.431.50-1.0
      T. Hildenberger1.10000303.571.084.5
      Z. Duke0.10000103.751.670.5
      M. Magill (W, 1-0)1.00000101.000.8910.5
      F. Rodney (S, 6)1.01000003.551.509.0
      Total9.01044281---
      PITCHERSIP
      L. Lynn4.2
      T. Rogers0.2
      T. Hildenberger1.1
      Z. Duke0.1
      M. Magill (W, 1-0)1.0
      F. Rodney (S, 6)1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      T. Skaggs6.06222723.071.2014.5
      N. Ramirez (H, 3)1.00000103.661.533.5
      J. Anderson (L, 0-1) (H, 6)1.12331315.791.39-6.5
      J. Johnson (BS, 2)0.21000003.481.26-1.0
      Total9.09553113---
      PITCHERSIP
      T. Skaggs6.0
      N. Ramirez (H, 3)1.0
      J. Anderson (L, 0-1) (H, 6)1.1
      J. Johnson (BS, 2)0.2
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - L. Lynn 99-58, T. Rogers 9-8, T. Hildenberger 17-12, Z. Duke 6-3, M. Magill 13-8, F. Rodney 15-13
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - L. Lynn 5-5, T. Rogers 2-0, T. Hildenberger 1-0, F. Rodney 1-2
      • Batters Faced - L. Lynn 23, T. Rogers 3, T. Hildenberger 4, Z. Duke, M. Magill 3, F. Rodney 4
      PITCHING
      • IBB - J. Anderson
      • Pitches-Strikes - T. Skaggs 98-60, N. Ramirez 13-9, J. Anderson 33-21, J. Johnson 12-8
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - T. Skaggs 6-3
      • Batters Faced - T. Skaggs 24, N. Ramirez 3, J. Anderson 7, J. Johnson 3
      • 9TH INNING
        Wilson hit sacrifice fly to left, Kepler scored54
        Garver singled to right, Morrison scored, Kepler to third44
        Rosario homered to right34
      • 6TH INNING
        Rosario homered to right24
      • 5TH INNING
        Simmons walked, Maldonado scored, Upton to third, Ohtani to second14
      • 3RD INNING
        Upton homered to right, Trout scored13
        Cozart reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Calhoun scored, Maldonado out at second11
      • 1ST INNING
        Dozier homered to left10
      • 9TH INNING
        • J. Anderson Pitching:
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Rosario homered to right
        • R. Grossman: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Grossman struck out swinging
        • L. Morrison: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Morrison doubled to left center
        • Max Kepler hit for Byron Buxton
        • M. Kepler: Kepler intentionally walked
        • Jim Johnson relieved Justin Anderson
        • Mitch Garver hit for Ehire Adrianza
        • M. Garver: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Garver singled to right, Morrison scored, Kepler to third
        • Gregorio Petit ran for Mitch Garver
        • B. Wilson: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Wilson hit sacrifice fly to left, Kepler scored
        • J. Mauer: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Mauer lined out to second
        • Middle of the 9th (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Fernando Rodney relieved Matt Magill
        • K. Calhoun: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Calhoun grounded out to first
        • M. Maldonado: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Maldonado singled to right center
        • Chris Young ran for Martin Maldonado
        • Z. Cozart: Strike looking, Strike looking, Cozart lined out to center
        • M. Trout: Strike looking, Ball, Trout lined out to shortstop
        • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • Justin Anderson relieved Noe Ramirez
        • J. Mauer: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Mauer struck out looking
        • B. Dozier: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Dozier flied out to shallow left
        • E. Escobar: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Escobar struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Matt Magill relieved Zach Duke
        • A. Simmons: Strike looking, Ball, Simmons popped out to second
        • L. Valbuena: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Valbuena struck out swinging
        • I. Kinsler: Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Kinsler flied out to shallow center
        • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • Noe Ramirez relieved Tyler Skaggs
        • B. Buxton: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Buxton struck out swinging
        • E. Adrianza: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Adrianza fouled out to left
        • B. Wilson: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Wilson flied out to deep right
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • T. Hildenberger Pitching:
        • M. Trout: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Trout struck out looking
        • J. Upton: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Upton struck out swinging
        • Zach Duke relieved Trevor Hildenberger
        • S. Ohtani: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ohtani struck out swinging
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • T. Skaggs Pitching:
        • B. Dozier: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Dozier singled to left center
        • E. Escobar: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Escobar struck out swinging
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Dozier out at second, Dozier caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Rosario homered to right
        • R. Grossman: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Grossman singled to left
        • L. Morrison: Foul, Ball, Foul, Morrison grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 6th (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • T. Rogers Pitching:
        • I. Kinsler: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Kinsler grounded out to shortstop
        • K. Calhoun: Strike looking, Calhoun singled to center
        • Trevor Hildenberger relieved Taylor Rogers
        • M. Maldonado: Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Maldonado struck out swinging, Calhoun stole second
        • Z. Cozart: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Cozart grounded out to second
        • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • T. Skaggs Pitching:
        • E. Adrianza: Ball, Adrianza flied out to deep left
        • B. Wilson: Wilson flied out to deep center
        • J. Mauer: Ball, Strike looking, Mauer grounded out to third
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • M. Maldonado: Strike looking, Ball, Maldonado singled to left
        • Z. Cozart: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Cozart struck out swinging
        • M. Trout: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Trout lined out to third
        • J. Upton: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Upton walked, Maldonado to second
        • S. Ohtani: Ball, Ohtani singled to left, Maldonado to third, Upton to second
        • A. Simmons: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Simmons walked, Maldonado scored, Upton to third, Ohtani to second
        • Taylor Rogers relieved Lance Lynn
        • L. Valbuena: Strike looking, Foul, Valbuena grounded out to pitcher
        • End of the 5th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • T. Skaggs Pitching:
        • R. Grossman: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Grossman singled to shallow left center
        • L. Morrison: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul tip, Morrison struck out on foul tip
        • B. Buxton: Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Buxton grounded into double play third to second to first, Grossman out at second
        • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • A. Simmons: Strike looking, Simmons flied out to deep left
        • L. Valbuena: Valbuena flied out to center
        • I. Kinsler: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Kinsler doubled to deep right
        • K. Calhoun: Calhoun grounded out to first
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • T. Skaggs Pitching:
        • E. Adrianza: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Adrianza struck out swinging
        • B. Wilson: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Wilson grounded out to shortstop
        • J. Mauer: Foul, Ball, Mauer singled to right
        • B. Dozier: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Dozier walked, Mauer to second
        • E. Escobar: Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Escobar walked, Mauer to third, Dozier to second
        • E. Rosario: Strike looking, Rosario flied out to left
        • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • K. Calhoun: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Calhoun singled to left center
        • M. Maldonado: Ball, Maldonado singled to right, Calhoun to third
        • Z. Cozart: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Cozart reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Calhoun scored, Maldonado out at second
        • M. Trout: Strike swinging, Trout reached on fielder's choice to third, Cozart out at second
        • J. Upton: Pickoff attempt, Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Upton homered to right, Trout scored
        • S. Ohtani: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ohtani flied out to deep left
        • End of the 3rd (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • T. Skaggs Pitching:
        • R. Grossman: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Grossman struck out swinging
        • L. Morrison: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Morrison struck out swinging
        • B. Buxton: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Buxton struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • A. Simmons: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Simmons reached on an infield single to shortstop
        • L. Valbuena: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Valbuena grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Simmons out at second
        • I. Kinsler: Ball, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Strike swinging, Kinsler struck out swinging
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • T. Skaggs Pitching:
        • J. Mauer: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Mauer grounded out to second
        • B. Dozier: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Dozier homered to left
        • E. Escobar: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Escobar struck out swinging
        • E. Rosario: Rosario grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 1st (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • L. Lynn Pitching:
        • Z. Cozart: Ball, Ball, Cozart lined out to left
        • M. Trout: Ball, Ball, Foul, Trout singled to center
        • J. Upton: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Upton struck out swinging
        • S. Ohtani: Ball, Ohtani grounded out to first
        • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)