MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins dropped to 0-9 for the worst start by any major league team in 13 years, falling to Avisail Garcia, Mat Latos and the Chicago White Sox 3-1 Thursday.
The Twins have scored only 14 runs this season. According to STATS research, the last big league team to lose its first nine games was Detroit in 2003, when the Tigers finished 43-119.
The Atlanta Braves, also 0-8 this year, played later in the day at Washington.
Latos (2-0) gave up one run and three hits in six innings as the White Sox won their fourth in a row. Garcia homered and doubled.
Ervin Santana (0-1) allowed three runs in seven innings.