Skip to main content

Eddie Rosario homers again as Twins continue dominance over Cleveland

Rosario leads the Twins with 16 homers.

Another day and another win for the Twins over the Indians. 

Minnesota improved to 6-2 against Cleveland with a 9-3 win on Saturday, led by the red-hot bat of Eddie Rosario, who went 4-for-4 with a homer, two RBI, four runs and a walk. 

How good has Rosario been? To be blunt, he's playing at nearly the same level the best player in baseball, Mike Trout, is. 

  • Rosario: .323 AVG, 16 HR, 46 RBI, 20 2B, 86 H, 50 R, .948 OPS
  • Trout: .323 AVG, 23 HR, 46 RBI, 16 2B, 81 H, 59 R, 1.136 OPS

The thing that separates Trout from Rosario is that Trout also has 58 walks and 13 stolen bases compared to just 16 walks and 6 steals for Rosario. 

Top story: "Life-threatening" flash floods reported in northern Minnesota

Meanwhile, the Twins also got two-run doubles from Eduardo Escobar, Max Kepler and Logan Morrison. 

Minnesota is 25-34 against teams not named the Indians. 

A win in Sunday's series finale would put the Twins within three games of first place, but a loss would push Cleveland's lead back to five games. 

Ron Gardenhire's Detroit Tigers are in second place, 1 1/2 games ahead of the Twins. 

Next Up

Rosedale Center

Two men sentenced for carjacking in Rosedale Center parking lot

Leon Kismit Bell, 49, and Jack Mitchell Piche, 23, were sentenced in U.S. District Court on Jan. 20.

Screen Shot 2023-01-27 at 3.59.30 PM

Police identify White Bear Lake officer shot while serving warrant

The officer is a six-year veteran of the department.

abortion, planned parenthood

Minnesota Senate passes bill codifying abortion into state law

Having already passed in the House, it will now be sent to Gov. Tim Walz for signing into law.

Screen Shot 2023-01-27 at 7.45.44 PM

Tyre Nichols: Initial police version of events bear similarities to George Floyd killing

Memphis PD said Nichols complained of 'shortness of breath' following 'confrontations' with police, who in reality violently beat him.

George Floyd, protest

Twin Cities authorities preparing for community reaction to Tyre Nichols video

The ATF division in St. Paul sent out an alert out of "an abundance of caution."

Screen Shot 2023-01-27 at 2.12.05 PM

Changes at K102's Chris Carr & Company, with Sam Sansevere joining as co-host

She is the daughter of former KQRS morning show personality Bob Sansevere.

Screen Shot 2023-01-27 at 1.16.21 PM

Minneapolis' Royal Foundry Craft Spirits announces closure

The distillery set out to infuse the Minneapolis craft cocktail scene with British flavor.


Shutterfly to cut almost 100 jobs at Shakopee facility

The layoffs are expected to impact multiple positions within the company.


Mill City Museum in the running to be named best history museum in the U.S.

The museum offers scenic views of the Mississippi River.


Gibson shuts down Cleveland, Rosario and Dozier homer

Gibson got run support on big homers by Rosario and Dozier.

Red-hot Rosario launches 3-run homer, shows off rocket arm

Eddie Rosario, Eduardo Escobar and Ehire Adrianza homered.

Eddie Rosario

Twins' pitching woes continue; Rosario rips 2 homers

Michael Pineda had a rough start for the Twins.

MLB fans are ignoring Eddie Rosario, Eduardo Escobar

Rosario is having one of the best seasons in baseball, but he's not getting All-Star votes.

Eddie Rosario

Eddie Rosario continued downward trend in 2019

Twins Daily explains how homers and RBIs don't tell the full story.

Eddie Rosario

The Twins shouldn't give up on Eddie Rosario

Should the Twins trade Rosario for pitching? Twins Daily explains why they might not want to do that.

Gibson dominates Rays, Twins have won 7 of last 8

Eddie Rosario slugged his 19th homer of the season.

Eddie Rosario

Twins place Eddie Rosario on the injured list

Rosario sprained his ankle on Wednesday.