GIBSON LABORS: He has a 17-inning scoreless streak and a 0.86 ERA over his last three starts, but Kyle Gibson struggled with control throughout his outing on Wednesday. He needed 27 pitches to get through the second inning, but got Marcus Simien to pop to short with runners on second and third to end the inning. He stranded a leadoff double in the fourth and induced an inning-ending double play with two on in the fifth, He avoided damage nicely. ``That's the kind of night you like to turn in when you don't have your best stuff,'' Gibson said,

THE CATCH: The focus was on Eddie Rosario's home run, but the game ended with a highlight reel play. Shane Robinson, shaded toward left-center, took off after a Brett Lawrie drive to right-center and made a fully-extended, diving grab to end the game. Seriously, there might not be a better catch at Target Field this season. ``Tracked it almost perfectly,'' Twins manager Paul Molitor said. ``It was a little bit behind him but he closed on it athletically to make the catch. I thought it was an phenomenal catch. That's reading the swing, reading the ball. It's 13-0, two outs in the ninth and he's still ready to make a play.''

DOZIER CHECK: Brian Dozier was plunked in the ribs by  a Chad  Smith fastball in the seventh inning and was taken out as a precaution after the Twins blew the game open. Dozier showed a nice mark where the ball got him and he'll probably be sore tonight, tomorrow and longer. But when asked about playing tomorrow, he said. ``We'll be in there.''

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