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Associated Press Minnesota’s Trevor Plouffe hits a two-run double in the first inning Tuesday in Fort Myers, Fla.

Twins give up late lead, fall to Rays


FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Liam Hendriks shrugged off the fly ball that Josh Willingham lost in the sun and put the right-hander in a jam. He thought it helped him out.

“It happens,” said Hendriks, a native of Perth, Australia. “It almost helps me. I got to try and work out some jams and have some guys on base. I felt really good. The ball is coming out of my hand really good. I was really happy with it.”

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