Twins Win, Snap Skid 22 Jul 14

Josh Willingham belted a go-ahead solo homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Twins past the Indians 4-3 in the opener of a three-game series at Target Field.  Kurt Suzuki went 3-for-4 with a two-run double in the second and Trevor Plouffe doubled in a run in the third for the Twins, who snapped a three-game skid.  Casey Fien earned the win and Glen Perkins his 23rd save.    The Twins continue their three-game series with the Indians tonight at Target Field.  Yohan Pino gets the ball for Minnesota.  He is 1-and-2 with a 4.39 ERA in five starts.  Cleveland will counter with Danny Salazar, who is 1-and-4 with a 5.53 ERA. Coverage begins at 6:40pm on 860 AM KNUJ and SAM 107.3.