Maybe all you need to know about the Minnesota Twins was on display in the bottom of the third inning Wednesday afternoon at Target Field. This would be the day the Twins would grab a share of first place in the American League Central, the day of another raucous clubhouse celebration after a 6-4 victory over the Red Sox. Sure, there's a long way to go, but for the Twins, these small milestones have significance.
The Twins trailed the Red Sox, 2-0, in the bottom of the third inning, but they had the tying runs on base when veteran outfielder Torii Hunter stepped to the plate against Red Sox starter Rick Porcello.
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