The Twins bullpen again did what they do best. Made the game interesting in the end. Fortunately for the Twins, they managed to come out on top for a change. This is something that we haven’t seen much of this year. Leading 2-1 in the 9th Matt Capps allowed a solo home run to Jack Hannahan. Minnesota managed to rally for a run at the top of the tenth aided by a Michael Brantley error. Dumatrait then came on for his first save of the year giving Capps the win. Ben Revere has continued his solid play since his call up this time filling in for Denard Span who sat out with what they called an inner ear infection. Remember, this same problem has plagued him in the past but lets hope it isn’t something long term. Revere finished the game 3 for 5 with a run and 2 RBIs and stealing one bag. He also got caught stealing for his first time of the year. This win marks the Twins 6 in the last 7 games. This is slightly encouraging especially if some key players can start getting healthy at the right time. I am not saying they will be in first place in the division anytime soon but they do have a chance to make it interesting. Pavano had his second stellar start in a row. He has now pitched 16 innings in his last 2 games while allowing only 3 runs. I stand by my opinion that Young will be moved before the trade deadline. The more consistent Revere is the more likely this is to happen. The Twins will now head home for a 4 game series against the Rangers. They finished their 10 game road trip with a record of 6-4. Click here for the Yahoo! box score.

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