The Twins beat the Red Sox 6-5 in a B game at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers Thursday. The game didn't count, so it was basically a scrimmage. Twins right-handed pitcher Carlos Gutierrez struggled, allowing two runs on one hit and three walks.
Twins squander chance to gain ground in AL Central
The Cubs shut out the Twins 1-0 on Friday night, leaving them three games back in the division.