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Brian Dozier just misses HR as ball sticks in top of wall

Talk about wall ball. Minnesota Twins slugger Brian Dozier just missed a home run on Wednesday, hitting a ball that stuck in the seam at the top of the eight-foot wall in center field at Target Field.

The blast came in the bottom of the first inning. After a conference, umpires awarded Dozier a ground-rule double. He came around to score on a Eddie Rosario single.

This isn't the first time that Dozier has had a run-in with the outfield wall. In a 2016 game at Nationals Park, a ball that he hit stuck in the left-field wall, but it lodged in between fencing and the bottom padding and wasn't as dramatic as Wednesday's play.

"I need to get our strength coach a little bit," Dozier said after the game, a 4-1 loss to the Tigers. "So you just wonder: Maybe a couple more biscuits in the morning would do the trick."

Dozier has seven homers this season after hitting 34 last year and 42 the season before that.