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Jenks unplugged after Tuesday save - good stuff

MINNEAPOLIS – Bobby Jenks earned save No. 6 on the year Tuesday night, one game after the worst loss of the season in which the closer allowed four runs in the ninth for his first blown save of the year.

His message on Tuesday to the doubters and haters?

“That’s the thing I don’t understand, all the stuff going on,” Jenks said. “I mean it’s one game. Everyone is hitting the panic button in f—— April. Chill out. I don’t want to say everything I want to say, but it was one bad game. The game before that I gave up a solo home run, the wind is blowing out 20 mph, what are you going to do?”

Asked if it was unfair that he seemed to be the one that was singled out, Jenks said, “I really don’t want to comment on it too much because I really don’t want to start anything, but it was one game. It was one F-ing game. Things happen.”

As far as giving up a double to Jim Thome in his Tuesday save, Jenks did have the one-liner of the night.

“He keeps doing that, I know where he lives,” Jenks said. “I’ll just toilet paper his house.”