IMPACT PLAYER: Alexi Casilla, TwinsThe No. 9 batter hit a two-run triple in the fifth inning and a two-run double in the sixth.
BY THE NUMBERS2 Hits allowed by Samuel Deduno in seven innings. 27 Home runs for Josh Willingham, 11 in July. 11 Consecutive games with a hit for Ben Revere.
ON DECKLefthander Brian Duensing spins in for a surprise start Sunday because of the trade of Francisco Liriano.
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