Jonny Gomes drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th inning as the Red Sox rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Twins in the opener of a three-game series at Target Field. Pedro Florimon hit a two-run home run for the Twins. Josh Roenicke suffered the loss for Minnesota, which lost its third straight game. The Twins and Sox continue the series tonight. Coverage begins at 5:40pm on 860 AM KNUJ and SAM 107.3.
Twins catcher Joe Mauer was held out of last night’s game against the Boston Red Sox with a sore back. The 30-year is riding a 14-game hitting streak and is batting .349 with a pair of homers and 13 RBI in 36 games this season. Ryan Doumit [[ DOH-mit ]] filled in behind the plate.