SCORECARD

SECOND INNING

Twins: Miguel Sano singled to right off Chicago starter Chris Sale. Sano went to second on a wild pitch. Torii Hunter struck out. Eddie Rosario singled to right, Sano advanced to third. Eduardo Escobar singled to left, scoring Sano and advancing Rosario to third. Kurt Suzuki singled to left, scoring Rosario and advancing Escobar to second. Byron Buxton flied out to left, Escobar advanced to third. Brian Dozier doubled to left-center, scoring Escobar and Suzuki.

Twins 4, Chicago 0

FIFTH INNING

Chicago: With two outs, Adam LaRoche reached on an infield single off Twins starter Tyler Duffey. Alexei Ramirez walked, LaRoche went to second. Carlos Sanchez walked, loading the bases. Tyler Flowers walked, scoring LaRoche; Ramirez advanced to third and Sanchez to second. Adam Eaton singled to right, scoring Ramirez and Sanchez.

Twins 4, Chicago 3

SIXTH INNING

Chicago: Jose Abreu hit a ground-rule double to right off reliever Neal Cotts. Melky Cabrera flied out to right. Casey Fien relieved Cotts. Avisail Garcia hit a two-run homer to center.

Chicago 5, Twins 4

SEVENTH INNING

Twins: Sano hit a two-out homer to left off reliever Nate Jones.

Chicago 5, Twins 5

EIGHTH INNING

Twins: Escobar doubled to right off reliever Zach Duke. Suzuki was safe at first on Duke's throwing error, scoring Escobar and Suzuki advanced to second. Buxton was safe at first on third baseman Tyler Saladino's fielding error, Suzuki went to third and Buxton to second. Dozier was intentionally walked. Joe Mauer singled to right, scoring Suzuki; Buxton advanced to third and Dozier to second. Daniel Webb relieved Duke. Trevor Plouffe hit a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Buxton.

Twins 8, Twins 5

Chicago AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Eaton cf 5 0 4 2 0 0 .270

Saladino 3b 5 0 1 1 0 0 .235

Abreu dh 5 1 1 0 0 1 .288

Cabrera lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .276

Garcia rf 4 1 1 2 0 0 .268

LaRoche 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 .215

Ramirez ss 3 1 0 0 1 0 .243

Sanchez 2b 2 1 0 0 1 1 .235

Beckham ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 .201

Flowers c 2 0 0 1 1 0 .219

Thompson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .455

Totals 36 6 10 6 3 3

TWINS AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Dozier 2b 3 0 1 2 2 0 .246

Mauer 1b 5 0 1 1 0 1 .270

Plouffe 3b 4 0 0 1 0 3 .241

Sano dh 5 2 3 1 0 2 .295

Hunter rf 3 0 0 0 1 3 .230

Robinson pr-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .259

Rosario lf-rf 4 1 2 0 0 1 .275

Escobar ss 4 2 3 1 0 0 .261

Suzuki c 3 2 2 1 0 0 .241

Buxton cf 4 1 0 0 0 2 .200

Totals 36 8 12 7 3 13

Chicago 000 032 001 — 6 10 2

Twins 040 000 13x — 8 12 0

E—Duke (1), Saladino (5). LOB—Chicago 6, Minnesota 9. 2B—Eaton (22), Abreu (28), LaRoche (21), Dozier (34), Edu.Escobar 2 (25). HR—Av.Garcia (12), off Fien; Sano (14), off N.Jones. RBI—Eaton 2 (37), Saladino (17), Av.Garcia 2 (51), Flowers (34), Dozier 2 (68), Mauer (56), Plouffe (71), Sano (41), Edu.Escobar (42), K.Suzuki (43). S—K.Suzuki. SF—Plouffe. DP—Twins 1.

CHICAGO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Sale 6 1/3 9 4 4 1 10 113 3.29

Jones BS, 1-1 2/3 1 1 1 1 1 16 2.61

Duke L, 3-5 0 2 3 1 1 0 14 3.59

Webb 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 2.59

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Duffey 4 2/3 3 3 3 3 2 61 4.56

Cotts 2/3 1 1 1 0 0 16 3.18

Fien BS, 3-3 2/3 2 1 1 0 0 18 3.25

May 1 1 0 0 0 1 14 3.96

Jepsen W, 3-6 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 2.40

Perkins S, 32-34 1 3 1 1 0 0 19 2.68

Inherited runners-scored—D.Webb 3-1, Cotts 2-0, Fien 1-1. IBB—off Duke (Dozier). WP—Sale 2. Umpires—Home, CB Bucknor; First, Lance Barrett; Second, Dan Iassogna; Third, Dale Scott. T—3:06. A—25,803 (39,021).