Nick Punto belted his first home run since last August in the third inning. (AP)
By Kelly Thesier / MLB.com
Nick Punto played his best game in a long time, though the Twins could not finish off the sweep. The shortstop had three hits and turned an unassisted double play in the sixth, but Ian Kinsler and the Rangers walked off in the 12th inning to win their first game since the break.
a-Walked for Gomez, C in the 11th. b-Popped out for Punto in the 11th.
BATTING HR: Punto (1, 3rd inning off Holland, D, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Harris,
B; Young, D 2; Punto 6; Casilla, A. RBI: Punto (17), Span (32), Casilla, A (6). 2-out
RBI: Casilla, A. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cuddyer 2; Mauer; Span 2. SF:
Span. GIDP: Casilla, A, Cuddyer. Team RISP: 2-for-8. Team LOB: 10.
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