Twins First Baseman Leaves Game
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Minnesota Twins first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz left Thursday’s game against Tampa Bay with an injured left thumb.
The slick-fielding Mientkiewicz appeared to hurt his thumb in the third inning after fielding a hard shot from Marlon Anderson. He left to have X-rays taken.
Todd Sears replaced Mientkiewicz in the lineup.