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@ Oak
W 8-2
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@ Min
L 4-9
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TB 4 - 6 Min
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vs. Tex
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Cruz's 3-run double in 7th leads Twins past Rays 6-4

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Nelson Cruz had three hits for Minnesota, including the go-ahead, three-run, two-out double after Tampa Bay starter Charlie Morton left in the seventh inning to lead the Twins past the Rays 6-4 on Wednesday night.

Taylor Rogers recorded the last four outs for his 10th save, and the Twins beat the Rays for the fifth straight time.

Cruz, who had 373 career home runs and turns 39 on Monday, beat out an infield single that died in the grass halfway up the third-base line during a three-run first against Morton (8-2). His last hit was more in form, a crushed line drive off Emilio Pagan with an exit velocity of 108 mph that landed in deep center field.

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Leaders
AVG: A. Meadows.300
HR: B. Lowe15
RBI: B. Lowe47
SB: K. Kiermaier13
W: C. Morton8
ERA: C. Morton2.31
Saves: D. Castillo7
K: C. Morton113
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .258 (10)
Runs: 363 (18)
Hits: 704 (11)
Home Runs: 98 (22)
Stolen Bases: 46 (8)
OBP: .330 (11)
SLG: .430 (17)
Total Bases: 1173 (16)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.28 (2)
Runs Allowed: 283 (1)
Saves: 19 (16)
Strikeouts: 733 (7)
OpBA: .225 (3)
OBP: .294 (3)
SLG: .365 (1)
Run Support: 4.60 (19)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/23 A. Banda Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
6/23 D. Castillo Placed on 10-Day IL (Right shoulder impingement)
6/23 H. Wood Called Up from Minors
6/22 A. Bemboom Transferred to 60-Day IL (Sprained left knee)
6/22 M. Brosseau Purchased From Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/23 D. Castillo Right shoulder impingement (on 10-day IL)
6/21 D. Robertson Right knee surgery - out 4-6 weeks (on 10-day IL)
6/17 Y. Díaz Strained right hamstring (on 10-day IL)
6/13 C. Arroyo Right forearm tendinitis (on 10-day IL)
5/20 Y. Díaz Left hand contusion (10-day IL)
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