Berrios Collects Career-High 11 Strikeouts in Twins Win

Minnesota Twins pitcher Jose Berrios throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader. Photo: AP/Jim Mone
Minnesota Twins pitcher Jose Berrios throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader.

May 18, 2017 09:46 PM

Jose Berrios allowed two hits and struck out 11 over 7 2/3 innings as the Minnesota Twins beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 on Thursday night, salvaging a split of an interleague doubleheader between the first-place teams in the AL Central and NL West.

The Twins scored just three runs in the doubleheader, but Berrios (2-0) made his scant support in the nightcap hold up with the best outing of his young career.

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In Game 1, Nolan Arenado homered and Mark Reynolds drove in two runs to lead the Rockies to a 5-1 victory.

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