MINNEAPOLIS — With Ryan Braun and Eric Thames on the disabled list, the Milwaukee Brewers are missing plenty of power in the middle of their lineup. Jesus Aguilar is proving to be quite the fill-in slugger. Aguilar homered twice and Ji-Man Choi hit a solo home run in his return to the majors as Milwaukee beat the Minnesota Twins 8-3 on Friday night. “It’s the power, for sure,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell said of Aguilar. “It’s just kind of hit ability.
MINNEAPOLIS — On a frigid afternoon at Target Field, relief pitchers had no trouble warming up. They simply abandoned the bullpens and found a more comfortable spot to get loose. It was a Twins-record low of 27 degrees at gametime Saturday as the Seattle Mariners beat Minnesota 11-4. Because of the below-freezing chill, relievers moved out of the shaded bullpens in left-center field. Instead, they got ready in the indoor batting cages near the clubhouses. When summoned, they ran to