Justin Morneau congratulates Jason Kubel on his two-run homer in the fourth. (AP)
By Tyler Mason / MLB.com
After Scott Baker gave up the lead in the seventh, the Twins chipped away in the eighth, as pinch-runner Carlos Gomez moved to third on Brendan Harris' game-tying single, then scored on Mike Redmond's fielder's choice. Nick Punto added a suicide squeeze, and Minnesota held on despite Joe Nathan's shaky ninth.
BATTING 2B: Rodriguez, I (19, Baker, S), Byrd (39, Rauch). HR: Cruz, N (28, 7th inning off Baker,
S, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Borbon; Young, M; Byrd 2; Kinsler; Cruz, N 5; Rodriguez, I 2; Andrus. RBI: Andrus
(27), Cruz, N 2 (62). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hamilton; Byrd; Kinsler; Young, M 2. Team
RISP: 1-for-9. Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING SB: Borbon (11, 2nd base off Baker, S/Redmond,
FIELDING E: Cruz, N (4, fielding). Outfield assists: Byrd (Span at 2nd base). DP:
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