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Twins wants Byron Buxton to return to starting lineup vs. Rockies

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The Minnesota Twins hope to return center-fielder Byron Buxton to the start of Saturday night's match against the Colorado Rockies in Minneapolis after scoring a total of one run in the last two games.

Baxton hit 19 home runs in the American League with only 194 at-bats and took the team lead with 33 RBIs. But he didn't start the game from 0-on Tuesday night he lost to Cleveland 6-5 due to a chronic tendonitis of his right knee, an injury leading to swelling.

Baxton struck in the eighth inning of a 1-0 defeat to Colorado on Friday night, as Minnesota tried to keep out gold. Globe outfielder on the injured list who didn't play on the field.

Twins manager Rocco Baldelli hopes Baxton will return to the full lineup of Saturday night contests before Friday's defeat, saying he "shows a lot of improvement." Told.

"I think it's in our minds now to put him side by side to play (Saturday) and get ready for next week," Baldelli said.

Following this weekend's series in Colorado, the Twins will play five games in Cleveland in four days. The Guardians lead the American League Central by 3 percentage points (.545 to .542) ahead of Minnesota.

By regaining Baxton, we were able to ignite the Twins, who had only achieved three hits in the 10th shutout of the season at the series opener on Friday night. .. It happened shortly after defeating the Guardians 1-0 on Thursday, and Minnesota was the first to play in a 1-0 streak since September 13-15, 1971.

"It's baseball, right?" Dylan Bundy, a lucky loser on Friday, said after allowing four hits and one run in six innings. “It can be difficult to record a run .... I think I've done a lot of scores on one.”

German Marquez kept the Twins down to 3 hits in 7 2/3 innings. , I got the victory. Daniel Bard retired the last four batters, including Max Kepler, with a two-out routine grounder in number eight, with runners in numbers 1 and 3 for his 15th save.

"You know I put it out and prayed for this game," Marquez said. "It's exciting. I was rooting for (bard) to get rid of it."

Marquez improved to 3-0 at 3.71 ERA in the last four starts. Colorado has won all four contests.

"I feel this is my year," he said.

Right-handed Antonio Senza Terra (3-3, 4.42 ERA) will start his first career with the Twins on Saturday and will be opposed by right-handed Chris Archer (1-3, 3.44). ..

Senzatela made his final start against San Diego on Sunday, winning one run, Luke Voit's solo home run, with six innings and six hits 8-3.

Archer is 2-1 and has recorded 3.94 ERA in three career starts with the Rocky Mountains. He lost at the last start on Sunday, showing a 7-1 retreat in Arizona and allowing 3 hits and 2 runs in 4 innings.

– Field-level media