Darin Mastroianni hopes for outfield job on Twins

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 10, 2013 at 6:33 pm •  Published: March 10, 2013
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Andrew McCutchen, Gaby Sanchez and Tony Sanchez hit home runs for the Pirates. McCutchen's drive went off the scoreboard.

"Wind blowing out," Gardenhire said. "That's what happens."

Jonathan Sanchez, in his first spring training start and fourth appearance, gave up two runs and two hits in two innings. Sanchez has an 11.81 ERA in 5 1-3 innings during the exhibition season.

Minnesota's Liam Hendricks, making his fourth spring training start, allowed four runs and three hits in three innings.

NOTES: The Twins reassigned five players to their minor league camp: RHP Bryan Augenstein, RHP Nick Blackburn, RHP Alex Meyer, RHP Lester Oliveros and RHP Esmerling Vasquez. ... Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe tweaked a calf muscle Sunday in agility drills. Gardenhire said he's not sure when Plouffe will return.