SC Highlight Of The Night: Mauer Hits 1st HR At Home; Twins Top White Sox

Twins 7, White Sox 6

Twins are an MLB-best 24-8 since the All-Star break, best in MLB. White Sox are 4-10 vs Twins, have lost 6 of last 7 vs them. They've won 9 straight home games and 8 straight series' overall. Joe Mauer had his 5th game this season with 4+ hits (2nd in AL to Carl Crawford's 7), and hit his first HR at Target Field. Juan Pierre had his 28th career 4-hit game, 1st of the season. Gavin Floyd lost his 2nd straight start. He's 0-3 against the Twins this season. Francisco Liriano got no-decision, allowed HR at home for first time all season.

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