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Will Rhymes, left, of the Tigers is doubled off first by Twins first baseman Michael Cuddyer after Casper Wells flew out to center in the first inning Wednesday in Minneapolis. (Associated Press)

Twins squeak past Tigers on Valencia single in 10th


By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- Danny Valencia's one-out single in the 10th inning drove in Michael Cuddyer from second base and gave the Minnesota Twins a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night at Target Field.

The Twins kept their four-game lead over Chicago in the American League Central, improving to 9-5 against the Tigers this season. The Twins are 7-1 against the Tigers at Target Field.

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