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Twins keep Rangers in sights at Target Field

The Twins held off a late Rangers rally to secure the sweep and improve their record vs. Texas at Target Field to 6-0. Both starters were the pitchers of record, with Nick Blackburn taking the win and C.J. Wilson the loss.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Guzman, C, SS4121101.269
Young, M, 3B5020013.290
Murphy, Dv, LF3010201.279
Guerrero, DH5011023.293
Cruz, N, RF4110011.310
Kinsler, 2B3210101.300
Moreland, 1B4010013.250
Treanor, C4012022.219
Borbon, CF4111002.271
Totals3651154717.275
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, CF2002100.268
Hudson, O, 2B3111002.284
Mauer, C3100004.322
Cuddyer, 1B4012010.275
Kubel, DH4120011.260
Young, D, LF4110022.299
Hardy, SS3211101.263
Tolbert, 3B3000122.237
Repko, RF3010100.206
Totals296764612.278
BATTING
2B: Guzman, C (12, Blackburn), Borbon (10, Rauch).
TB: Guzman, C 3; Young, M 2; Murphy, Dv; Guerrero; Cruz, N; Kinsler; Moreland; Treanor; Borbon 2.
RBI: Treanor 2 (25), Borbon (31), Guzman, C (26), Guerrero (100).
2-out RBI: Borbon; Guzman, C; Guerrero.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, M 2; Kinsler; Guzman, C.
GIDP: Guerrero.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

BATTING
2B: Cuddyer (34, Wilson, C).
TB: Hudson, O; Cuddyer 2; Kubel 2; Young, D; Hardy; Repko.
RBI: Cuddyer 2 (71), Span 2 (47), Hardy (31), Hudson, O (34).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, D; Mauer 4; Hardy.
SF: Span; Hudson, O.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Repko (2, 2nd base off Wilson, C/Treanor), Tolbert (1, 3rd base off Wilson, C/Treanor).

FIELDING
E: Hudson, O (8, throw).
DP: (Hardy-Hudson, O-Cuddyer).

TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wilson, C(L, 14-6)5.17664503.10
Kirkman0.20000000.00
Ogando1.00000101.39
Nippert1.00000005.08
Totals8.07664603.97
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blackburn(W, 9-9)7.06223405.85
Rauch1.22220303.48
Capps(S, 35)0.13111002.57
Totals9.011554703.86
HBP: Mauer (by Wilson, C).
Pitches-strikes: Wilson, C 99-57, Kirkman 6-4, Ogando 14-10, Nippert 12-7, Blackburn 110-72, Rauch 27-21, Capps 16-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wilson, C 4-4, Kirkman 0-1, Ogando 2-0, Nippert 0-2, Blackburn 10-4, Rauch 2-0, Capps 0-0.
Batters faced: Wilson, C 28, Kirkman 2, Ogando 3, Nippert 3, Blackburn 29, Rauch 7, Capps 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Kirkman 3-1, Capps 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 70 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 19 mph, R to L.
T: 2:55.
Att: 40,516.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media