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Mets Rock Nolasco, Beat Twins 9-1

Updated: 03/21/2014 4:15 PM
Created: 03/21/2014 3:28 PM KSTP.com
By: Nick Tabbert

The New York Mets beat up Twins starter Ricky Nolasco for seven runs in the first inning Friday as the Mets beat the Twins 9-1.

The Mets had seven straight batters reach base as Nolasco surrendered three doubles, a triple and a home run. Ike Davis hit a two-run double, Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a triple and Taylor Teagarden hit a two-run homer. Davis went 3 for 3 with two doubles.

"Obviously the first inning was pretty terrible," Nolasco said. "I think it would have been better if I would have told them what was coming."

Nolasco is the Twins' Opening Day starter.

The Twins are back at it tomorrow against the New York Yankees.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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