Minnesota Twins Double Their Way Back to Beat Texas Rangers 3-2
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Escobar's two-out double in the ninth inning drove in the winning run, capping a late rally by the Minnesota Twins for a much-needed 3-2 victory Tuesday night over the Texas Rangers.
Joe Mauer and Miguel Sano tied the game with RBI doubles in the eighth, and Glen Perkins (1-3) pitched a scoreless ninth to pick up the win, just the seventh for the Twins in 23 games since the All-Star break.
Spencer Patton (1-1) quickly got the first two outs in the ninth, but he walked Kurt Suzuki before reaching the bottom of the order with Escobar, who grounded a full-count fastball down the right-field line. Suzuki scored easily and the Twins were able to smile and dance.
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