Nick Blackburn threw only 92 pitches in 8 1/3 innings. (Ed Zurga/AP)
By Kelly Thesier / MLB.com
After Nick Blackburn cruised through eight frames, the Twins ran into trouble in the ninth when Joe Nathan gave up a game-tying, inside-the-park homer. But Michael Cuddyer bailed out Minnesota in the 12th, singling in Joe Mauer for the go-ahead run.
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