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8/8 GAME NOTES: Bombs Away! Twins Swat Five Homers in 11-4 Win over Brewers

Posted by Brandon Warne , 09 August 2017 · 780 views

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Matt Garza was in a charitable mood on Tuesday night at Target Field. His team staked him to a 1-0 lead, and he gave it back twofold. His team turned around a half-inning later by doubling the original lead to 4-2, and he again paid it back doubly by again putting his team behind the 8-ball with an 8-4 deficit.

The final damage for the right-hander was 3.1 innings, eight earned runs, four home runs allowed and an early shower as the Twins pummeled their old friend 11-4 in front of 34,186 fans. It marked the second game in a row the Twins had drawn 30,000-plus fans, as they pushed to within a game of .500 and a game-and-a-half of the second Wild Card spot, which is co-owned by the Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays at the close of business Tuesday night.

The win was the Twins’ third in a row — all in come-from-behind fashion — as the team wrapped a six-game homestand with a 4-2 record despite giving up the first run of the game in each one.

The weapon of choice for the Twins on Tuesday night was the long ball, as they scored their first nine runs all on home runs. There were repeat offenders as well, as Max Kepler poked a pair of home runs in the third and fourth innings — both off Garza — while Eddie Rosario victimized Garza on the way out and then Brewers reliever Jeremy Jeffress in the fifth inning.

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