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Twins win big setting Target Field home run record

Minnesota Twins defeat the Oakland A’s in record setting fashion.

Not one, not two…not five but six home runs the Minnesota Twins hit during the 9-1 whopping they gave the A’s Tuesday, May 2. Brian Dozier started the trend, Miguel Sano lit the stadium and Twitter with a two-run 466-feet deep homer, Jason Castro ripped one in the fourth and then along came three more homers in the seventh inning by Byron Buxton, Dozier and Joe Mauer who hit his first of the season.

Six home runs in one game by the Twins is a Target Field record. Twins sit in second place in the AL Central, a half game back from first, at 13-11.

By Gino Terrell

Click here, to read about Miguel Sano’s 466-foot homer he hit in the third inning.

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Gino Terrell is the Director of Content at Hidden Valley Culture Blog/In-Depth section. Terrell covered local artists and reviewed mainstream shows in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area under the Twin Cities Daily Planet (2014-15). He also freelanced for MinnPost and interned at Pioneer Press, KSTP TV (the Minneapolis ABC News Affiliate) and American Public Media Group. He's accumulated over 30 awards from the Associated Collegiate Press, Society of Professional Journalists and National Association of Black Journalists and founded award winning student-magazine Pipers In-Depth at Hamline University (St. Paul, Minnesota). He was once the sports editor for the school newspaper, The Oracle. Follow him on Twitter: @Gin026

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