Sunday was also the final day of the Prostate Cancer Foundation Home Run Challenge. Starting on June 9, the Twins pledged $10,000 for every homer hit by a Twins player and $1,000 for every strikeout recorded by a Twins pitcher. Entering Sunday's game, the Twins had donated $54,000 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation
Twins right-hander P.J. Walters, who started on Sunday against the Tigers, pledged an additional $1,000 for every strikeout he recorded during the game.
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