It was a good day at the plate for the Twins' Chris Parmelee. Parmelee went 1-3, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the second inning.
Kevin Correia racked up six strikeouts in the the Twins win. Correia allowed three earned runs on four hits and one walk over six innings.
Ian Kennedy was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted 6 2/3 innings, walked two, struck out six, and allowed four runs.
Twins closer Glen Perkins put away the final three outs to record the save.
In the top of the second, the Twins grabbed the early lead, 1-0. A solo blast by Parmelee started the inning off.