Trevor Plouffe lingered in the dugout after Minnesota's ninth straight loss to open the season, staring at the diamond in disappointment.
The bewildered Twins were left wondering how to explain this streak, let alone break it.
Stumbling Thursday to the worst start by a major league team in 13 years, the Twins were beaten by Mat Latos, Avisail Garcia and the Chicago White Sox 3-1.
"We're all frustrated. You can't hide that. It's probably about the worst-case scenario for us to start a season, and we know that," said Plouffe, who drove in the only run with a groundout in the fourth inning.
The Twins have scored only 14 runs. They're hitting .076 with...