The hottest team in baseball since the All-Star break? Your Minnesota Twins. The Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 7-6 in 10 innings on Tuesday night and 7-6 again on Wednesday night. On Tuesday, Jim Thome hit a walk-off 2 run bomb that went well into Target Plaza and sent the crowd into a frenzy as it was Target Field's first walk off homer. It was Jim Thome's 17th of the season. Delmon Young also hit a bomb of a solo home run to left field.
On Tuesday night, Joe Mauer hit his 1st home run at Target Field and collected 4 hits total, Jeff Manship pitched great in relief, and Delmon Young/Jason Kubel/Danny Valencia/JJ Hardy all came through in key moments. The team has now won 9 in a row at Target Field and are 24-7 in their last 31 games. Keep it up Minnesota Twins!