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MLB: Minnesota 7, Chicago White Sox 4

June 19, 2013 at 11:58 PM

MINNEAPOLIS, June 19 (UPI) -- Homers by Brian Dozier and Justin Morneau accounted for five runs Wednesday and sent Minnesota to a 7-4 decision over the Chicago White Sox.

The Twins have won three of four and used the long ball in support of Kevin Correia (6-4), who won for just the second time in seven starts.

Dozier hit a three-run shot in the second inning to overcome Minnesota's early 1-0 deficit and Morneau contributed a two-run blast as part of the Twins- three-run sixth. The Twins built a 7-1 lead through six innings.

Correia lasted 6 2/3 innings, giving up two runs on five hits with six strikeouts. Glen Perkins picked up his 18th save with a perfect ninth, during which he had two strikeouts.

Chicago fell for the sixth time in seven games with the loss going to Chris Sale (5-6). He surrendered four runs on eight hits in five innings.

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