SCORECARD

THIRD INNING

Twins: Brian Dozier singled to left-center off Chicago starter John Danks. Torii Hunter singled to center, Dozier to second. Joe Mauer reached on Danks' fielding error, loading the bases. Trevor Plouffe hit a grand slam to left. Kennys Vargas flied out to center. Oswaldo Arcia singled to left. Shane Robinson singled to left, Arcia to second. Chris Herrmann reached on Danks' throwing error, loading the bases. Danny Santana singled to right, scoring Arcia and Robinson, Herrmann to third. Scott Carroll relieved Danks. Dozier singled to center, scoring Herrmann.

Twins 7, Chicago 0

FOURTH INNING

Chicago: Twins starter Mike Pelfrey walked Adam LaRoche. Avisail Garcia singled to left-center, LaRoche to second. Alexei Ramirez was hit with a pitch, loading the bases. Gordon Beckham struck out. Geovany Soto was hit with a pitch, scoring LaRoche, Garcia to third, Ramirez to second. Micah Johnson was hit with a pitch, scoring Garcia.

Twins: Mauer doubled to left. Plouffe singled to center, scoring Mauer. Vargas reached on Johnson's throwing error, Plouffe advanced to third and Vargas to second. Arcia singled to right, scoring Plouffe, Vargas to third. Robinson struck out. Dan Jennings relieved Carroll. Herrmann reached on an infield single, scoring Vargas, pinch runner Jordan Schafer to second. Schafer went to third, Herrmann to second on a wild pitch. Santana struck out. With Dozier at the plate, Schafer scored, Herrmann to third on Geovany Soto's throwing error.

Twins 11, Chicago 2

SIXTH INNING

Twins: Vargas homered to center off reliever Zach Putnam. Schafer singled to center. Robinson singled to center, Schafer to second. Herrmann struck out. Santana struck out. Dozier walked, loading the bases. Hunter reached on an infield single, scoring Schafer.

Twins 13, Chicago 2

EIGHTH INNING

Chicago: Jose Abreu singled to right off reliever J.R. Graham. Conor Gillaspie reached on a fielder's choice, Abreu to third on Santana's fielding error. Avisail Garcia singled to center, scoring Abreu.

Twins 13, Chicago 3

Chicago AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Shuck cf 4 0 0 0 1 0 .250

Cabrera lf 3 0 1 0 1 1 .287

Bonifacio ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .118

Abreu dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 .267

LaRoche 1b 2 1 1 0 1 0 .211

Gillaspie 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214

Garcia rf 4 1 3 1 0 0 .342

Ramirez ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 .205

Beckham 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .292

Soto c 3 0 1 1 0 1 .138

Johnson 2b 2 0 1 1 0 0 .246

Totals 31 3 8 3 3 4

TWINS AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Dozier 2b 5 1 4 1 1 0 .240

Hunter rf 6 1 2 1 0 2 .256

Mauer dh 5 2 1 0 0 1 .302

Plouffe 3b 5 2 3 5 0 1 .278

Vargas 1b 5 2 2 1 0 0 .208

Arcia lf 2 1 2 1 0 0 .276

Schafer pr-lf 2 2 1 0 0 0 .189

Robinson cf 5 1 2 0 0 1 .348

Herrmann c 5 1 1 1 0 1 .227

Santana ss 5 0 1 2 0 2 .267

Totals 45 13 19 12 1 8

Chicago 000 200 010 — 3 8 4

Twins 007 402 00x — 13 19 1

E—Soto (2), Danks 2 (3), Johnson (1), Santana (9). LOB—Chicago 8, Twins 10. 2B—Mauer (7). 3B—Dozier (1). HR—Plouffe (5), off Danks; Vargas (2), off Putnam. RBI—Garcia (6), Soto (3), Johnson (2), Dozier (11), Hunter (10), Plouffe 5 (15), Vargas (5), Arcia (8), Herrmann (5), Santana 2 (6). S—Johnson. DP—Chicago 1, Twins 4.

CHICAGO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Danks L, 1-3 2⅓ 8 7 3 0 3 68 6.20

Carroll 1 4 4 1 0 1 22 1.50

Jennings 1⅔ 1 0 0 0 1 18 2.31

Putnam ⅔ 4 2 2 1 2 30 7.71

Duke 1⅓ 1 0 0 0 0 14 1.69

Robertson 1 1 0 0 0 1 14 0.00

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Pelfrey 3⅓ 5 2 2 2 1 61 2.63

Pressly W, 1-0 2⅔ 0 0 0 0 3 32 0.00

Duensing 1 1 0 0 0 0 17 5.79

Graham 2 2 1 0 1 0 25 2.35

Inherited runners-scored—Carroll 2-1, Jennings 2-2, Duke 3-0, Pressly 3-0. HBP—by Danks (Arcia), by Pelfrey (Al.Ramirez, Soto, Johnson). WP—Danks, Jennings. Umpires—Home, Chad Fairchild; First, Jim Joyce; Second, Greg Gibson; Third, Marvin Hudson. T—3:20. A—22,423 (39,021).