SCORECARD

SECOND INNING

Twins: Kurt Suzuki hit a one-out single to center off Tampa Bay starter Alex Colome. Eduardo Escobar singled to center, Suzuki ran to second. Eddie Rosario singled to center, scoring Suzuki; Escobar advanced to third and Rosario to second on throw. Aaron Hicks grounded out to first. Danny Santana singled to center, scoring Escobar and Rosario.

Twins 3, Tampa Bay 0

FOURTH INNING

Tampa Bay: Evan Longoria hit a one-out double to left off Twins starter Trevor May. James Loney singled to right, Longoria went to third. Logan Forsythe hit a sacrifice fly to left, scoring Longoria.

Twins 3, Tampa Bay 1

SEVENTH INNING

Tampa Bay: David DeJesus doubled to right. Asdrubal Cabrera flied out to left. Tim Beckham hit a two-run homer to left-center.

Twins: Torii Hunter hit a one-out single to left center off reliever Kevin Jepsen. Joe Mauer walked, Hunter went to second. Trevor Plouffe was safe at first on Jepsen's throwing error, Hunter advanced to third and Mauer to second. Suzuki hit a sacrifice fly to right, scoring Hunter and advancing Mauer to third. Escobar singled to right, scoring Mauer.

Twins 5, Tampa Bay 3

EIGHTH INNING

Twins: Brian Dozier hit a two-out homer to left off reliever Ernesto Frieri.

Twins 6, Tampa Bay 3

NINTH INNING

Tampa Bay: Logan Forsythe homered to left center off reliever Glen Perkins.

Twins 6, Tampa Bay 4

Tampa Bay AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Kiermaier cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .234

Souza Jr. rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .223

Longoria 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .271

Loney dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 .241

Forsythe 1b 3 1 1 2 0 0 .296

DeJesus lf 3 1 2 0 0 1 .314

Guyer ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276

Cabrera ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 .219

Beckham 2b 4 1 1 2 0 2 .203

Rivera c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .143

Butler ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .282

Totals 35 4 9 4 0 5

TWINS AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Dozier 2b 2 1 1 1 2 0 .262

Hunter rf 5 1 2 0 0 0 .285

Mauer 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 .282

Plouffe 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .252

Suzuki c 2 1 1 1 1 0 .235

Escobar ss 4 1 4 1 0 0 .263

Rosario lf 3 1 1 1 1 2 .233

Hicks cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .278

Santana dh 4 0 1 2 0 2 .252

Totals 31 6 11 6 5 5

Tampa Bay 000 100 201 — 4 9 2

Twins 030 000 21x — 6 11 0

E—Jepsen (1), Souza Jr. (1). LOB—Tampa Bay 5, Twins 8. 2B—Longoria (10), DeJesus (4), Escobar 2 (7). 3B—Cabrera (3). HR—Beckham (4), off May; Forsythe (4), off Perkins; Dozier (6), off Frieri. RBI—Forsythe 2 (17), Beckham 2 (15), Dozier (19), Suzuki (12), Escobar (16), Rosario (6), Santana 2 (10). SB—Kiermaier (1). CS—Dozier (1). SF—Forsythe, Suzuki. DP—Tampa Bay 2.

TAMPA BAY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Colome 3 1/3 6 3 3 1 0 60 6.05

Bellatti 2 2/3 2 0 0 3 4 50 0.00

Jepsen L, 1-3 2/3 2 2 0 1 0 18 2.20

Geltz 1/3 0 0 0 0 1 5 3.18

Frieri 1 1 1 1 0 0 8 4.24

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

May 6 2/3 7 3 3 0 3 104 5.15

Duensing W, 1-0 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 1 7.36

Boyer H, 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 2.37

Perkins S, 13-13 1 2 1 1 0 2 12 1.56

Inherited runners-scored—Bellatti 1-0, Geltz 2-0. HBP—by Colome (Dozier). Umpires—Home, Jerry Meals; First, Paul Emmel; Second, Jordan Baker; Third, Andy Fletcher. T—3:03. A—27,128 (39,021).