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L 2-5
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Dozier's 2-run shot in 8th spurs Twins to 5-3 win over Rays

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Brian Dozier's tiebreaking two-run home run for Minnesota with two outs in the eighth inning followed a pitching change by Tampa Bay and spurred the Twins to a 5-3 victory Saturday afternoon over the Rays.

The Twins were 0 for 10 with runners in scoring position until Dozier stepped in against Tommy Hunter with a man on third. The 426-foot drive, Dozier's seventh of the season, bounced off the ribbon videoboard between the upper and lower deck in right-center field.

Rays manager Kevin Cash swapped right-handed relievers, removing Danny Farquhar (2-2) so Hunter could face Dozier. The decision backfired, ending Farquhar's streak of 16 consecutive scoreless appearances.

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Leaders
AVG: M. Sanó.292
HR: M. Sanó11
RBI: M. Sanó37
SB: B. Dozier7
W: E. Santana7
ERA: E. Santana1.80
Saves: B. Kintzler12
K: E. Santana50
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Minnesota 2619.578-
Cleveland 2422.5222.5
Chi White Sox 2225.4685
Detroit 2226.4585.5
Kansas City 2027.4267
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .249 (15)
Runs: 199 (22)
Hits: 369 (28)
Home Runs: 49 (23)
Stolen Bases: 21 (18)
OBP: .331 (8)
SLG: .410 (20)
Total Bases: 609 (27)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.17 (13)
Runs Allowed: 198 (8)
Saves: 13 (11)
Strikeouts: 303 (30)
OpBA: .241 (11)
OBP: .317 (13)
SLG: .415 (15)
Run Support: 4.56 (17)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/27 A. Mejía Called Up from Minors
5/27 A. Wilk Designated for Assignment
5/22 K. Gibson Called Up from Minors
5/22 P. Hughes Placed on 10-Day DL (Right biceps inflammation)
5/21 A. Mejía Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/22 P. Hughes Right biceps inflammation (on 10-day DL)
5/6 B. Dozier Left ankle (day-to-day)
4/23 J. Haley off 10-day DL
4/2 G. Perkins Recovery from left shoulder surgery (on 60-day DL)
3/30 E. Adrianza off 10-day DL
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