SCORECARD

FIRST INNING

Tampa Bay: Twins starter Tommy Milone walked Brandon Guyer. Daniel Nava singled to center, Guyer advanced to third. Evan Longoria hit a sacrifice fly to right, scoring Guyer; Nava was out at second. Logan Forsythe homered to center.

Tampa Bay 2, Twins 0

SECOND INNING

Twins: Eduardo Escobar hit a two-out single to left-center off Tampa Bay starter Drew Smyly. Kurt Suzuki doubled to left-center, scoring Escobar.

Tampa Bay 2, Twins 1

THIRD INNING

Twins: Brian Dozier drew a one-out walk. Joe Mauer flied out to center. Miguel Sano doubled to center, scoring Dozier.

Tampa Bay 2, Twins 2

FOURTH INNING

Twins: Escobar hit a one-out homer to center. Suzuki doubled to left. Shane Robinson reached on an infield single, Suzuki scored on shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera's throwing error.

Twins 4, Tampa Bay 2

FIFTH INNING

Tampa Bay: Tim Beckham hit a ground-rule double to right. Kevin Kiermaier singled to center, Beckham advanced to third. J.P. Arencibia hit a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Beckham.

Twins 4, Tampa Bay 3

SIXTH INNING

Tampa Bay: Forsythe doubled to left. Cabrera fouled out to third. Joey Butler singled to center, scoring Forsythe; Butler advanced to second on throw. Blaine Boyer relieved Milone.

Pinch-hitter John Jaso grounded out to first, Butler went to third. Neal Cotts relieved Boyer. With Kiermaier at the plate, Butler scored on a passed ball.

Tampa Bay 5, Twins 4

TWINS AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Buxton cf 4 0 0 0 0 4 .225

Herrmann ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .172

Dozier 2b 3 1 1 0 1 0 .244

Mauer dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 .269

Sano 3b 4 0 2 1 0 1 .289

Plouffe 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .246

Hunter rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .234

Escobar ss 4 2 2 1 0 0 .256

Suzuki c 4 1 2 1 0 2 .242

Robinson lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 .259

Rosario ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .274

Totals 35 4 9 3 2 11

Tampa Bay AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Guyer rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 .264

Nava 1b 4 0 2 0 0 2 .178

Longoria 3b 3 0 0 1 0 0 .269

Forsythe 2b 4 2 2 1 0 0 .278

Cabrera ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 .262

Butler lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 .281

Beckham dh 2 1 1 0 0 0 .235

Jaso ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 .292

Kiermaier cf 2 0 2 0 1 0 .261

Arencibia c 2 0 0 1 0 2 .000

Totals 30 5 9 4 2 4

Twins 011 200 000 — 4 9 0

Tampa Bay 200 012 00x — 5 9 1

E—Cabrera (6). LOB—Twins 6, Tampa Bay 5. 2B—Mauer (25), Sano (13), Suzuki 2 (15), Forsythe (23), Beckham (7). HR—Escobar (8), off Smyly; Forsythe (15), off Milone. RBI—Sano (38), Escobar (40), Suzuki (42), Longoria (57), Forsythe (53), Butler (23), Arencibia (1). SF—Longoria, Arencibia. DP—Twins 1, Tampa Bay 1.

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Milone L, 6-4 5⅓ 8 5 4 1 2 81 3.86

Boyer ⅓ 0 0 0 0 0 4 2.84

Cotts 1 0 0 0 1 2 20 2.25

Fien 1⅓ 1 0 0 0 0 17 3.24

TAMPA BAY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Smyly 4⅓ 8 4 3 2 5 100 3.82

Gomes W, 2-4 1⅔ 0 0 0 0 1 23 3.66

Colome H, 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 27 3.88

Boxberger S,31-35 1 0 0 0 0 3 14 3.24

Inherited runners-scored—Boyer 1-0, Cotts 1-1, B.Gomes 2-0. PB—K.Suzuki. Umpires—Home, Paul Emmel; First, Jerry Meals; Second, Andy Fletcher; Third, Jordan Baker. T—2:49. A—9,375 (31,042).