Brian Dozier, Twins
The second basemen belted his 11th homer of the season, a three-run shot in the fifth that gave his team a 4-2 lead.
By the numbers
8 Hitting streak, in games, for Dozier, a season high.
8-4 The Twins’ record in one-run games.
The Twins will complete a 5-1 homestand if they beat the Mariners today to sweep the series. Seattle will start righthander Felix Hernandez, who is 6-5 with a 2.07 ERA in his career against the Twins, and 1-1, 1.69 in two starts at Target Field. Righthander Ricky Nolasco will start for the Twins.
La Velle E. Neal III