Nick Blackburn

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Blackburn Pitches Twins Past Rockies

Mauer has early RBI; Young ignites winning rally in seventh

(Newser) - Nick Blackburn pitched seven strong innings and Delmon Young doubled twice and scored two runs to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Blackburn (4-2) struck out five and didn't walk a batter to help the Twins end a three-game skid. Joe... More »

Morneau's Homer Leads Twins Past Indians

Blackburn throws 7 2/3 scoreless innings for his first Major League win

(Newser) - Justin Morneau hit a two-run homer for the power-poor Minnesota Twins, and Nick Blackburn made it stand up with 7 2/3 scoreless innings in a 3-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians today. Blackburn (1-1) earned his first major league win with veteran poise by using the defense behind him to... More »

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