14,741 were at The Metrodome today for the first of this three game set. The Twins are looking to continue their hot start and the Angles are looking to get on track. The Twins would send Mike Smithson to keep it going and the Angels looked to Julio Lugo.
The Angles would make 1-0 in the When Pettis would single and steal second and then score on a Downing single. THe Twins would tie it on Smalley single would score Puckett.
The Twins would take the lead in the 2nd as Washington would score on a Narron passed ball. 2-1 Twins. In the fifth the Angels would take a 3-1 lead due to a Grich 2 our bases loaded double that would score Carew and Downing.
In the 6th the Twins would get the back as Puckett singles scoring Teufel. Then a Meier single scoring Salas making it 4-3. Smithson Would get a little wild in the 7th as he would hit Downing and Grich and DeCinces would reach on a error. Jones would smack one into the gap and would clear the bases for a bases loaded triple, to make it 6-4 Angels. In the 9th Reggie Jackson would hit a 2 run homer into the upper deck to make to make it 8-4.
Lugo would earn his 3rd win and the team has 4.
The Final Score 8-4 Angels