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Twins lead Rangers in home runs

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Luis Araez and Jose Miranda hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning to lead the Minnesota Twins to their fourth straight win, 2-1, over the Texas Rangers. Friday night in Minneapolis.

Dylan Bundy (7-5) allowed 1 run on 2 hits in 5 1/3 innings in which he led Cleveland in the American League Central Race to the Twins, who were trailing him by 1 game. brought victory. Jorge Lopez threw about two bases in the ninth inning and earned his 22nd save.

Nathaniel Rowe scored an RBI and Bubba his Thompson scored a stolen base and a run for Texas, but his one run of the season in his game saw him fall 7-25. . Adris Garcia also had a single that extended his hitting streak with the Rangers to 17 games.

Martín Pérez (9-4) hit his two homers in the first of his six innings, and with five hits he settled by allowing two runs. He walked 3 and struck out 7 while falling 0-4 in 10 career appearances and 7 starts against Minnesota.

Coming into the game after sweeping Kansas City in his third game, back-to-back homers from Alaez and Miranda put him in a 2-0 lead in the first inning. His 363-foot drive to the right field bleachers was his seventh home run of the season for Ares and the first by a left-handed hitter of the season away from Perez. Miranda continued with a 372-foot drive to the left field bleachers for the 13th time of the season.

In the sixth inning, Texas narrowed the lead to his 2-1. Thompson took the lead with an infield hit, stole second, and scored on Lowe's single to center. The run snapped a scoreless inning streak by a Twins pitcher with his 31, just one inning behind the team record of 32 in a row set in 2004. I pulled a back-to-back one-out walk. Brad Miller then lined up sharply to right fielder Max Kepler and doubled pinch runner Charlie Culberson at second base to end the game.

– Field Level Media