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MLB: Minnesota 4, Texas 2

Sept. 1, 2013 at 6:39 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Kevin Correia twirled seven dominating innings and Alex Presley went 3-for-4 with an RBI in his Minnesota debut Sunday, carrying the Twins over Texas 4-2.

Correia (9-10) notched his fourth straight start of allowing two or fewer earned runs, yielding one run on five hits. The right-hander issued one walk and struck out two.

Glen Perkins finished up with his 32nd save as the Twins took the rubber match of a three-game series.

Presley, obtained from the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday in exchange for Justin Morneau, contributed a run-scoring single in his first game with his new team.

Rookie catcher Josmil Pinto went 2-for-4 with an RBI in his major-league debut and Doug Bernier also drove in a run for Minnesota.

Todd Blackley (2-2) absorbed the loss, yielding three runs on eight hits in 4 1/3 innings.

Mitch Moreland and A.J. Pierzynski each cracked a solo homer for American League West-leading Texas, which came into the contest with a two-game lead over second-place Oakland.

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