Twins Win In Walk-Off Fashion Against Red Sox
MINNEAPOLIS - After blowing a 3-1 lead in the top half of the 9th inning, the Minnesota Twins recovered and won with a walk-off home run.
With two out In the bottom of the 9th Joe Mauer stepped up to the plate and smashed his first career walk-off home run in his 14 year MLB career. Mauer finished the night with two hits and two RBI's
Twins starter Phil Hughes went 6 2/3 innings giving up one run on six hits, two walks and four strikeouts. Hughes left the game with the Twins up 2-1.
Miguel Sano and Robbie Grossman knocked in the other two runs for the Twins.
Minnesota Closer Brandon Kintzler picked up the win but was also charged with a blown save. Both were his firsts of the season.
With the win the Twins are 15-12 and currently in first place in the American League Central Division.