MLB: Minnesota 4, Toronto 3

MINNEAPOLIS, May 13 (UPI) -- Scott Diamond hurled seven shutout innings and Brian Dozier hit his first major-league homer Sunday in the Minnesota Twins' 4-3 win over Toronto.

Diamond (2-0), who won his first start of the year Tuesday with seven scoreless frames against the Los Angeles Angles, tossed seven more Sunday, holding the Blue Jays to five hits without a walk.


The left-hander struck out four as the Twins earned a split in their four-game series against Toronto at Target Field.

The Jays rallied for three runs against the Minnesota bullpen in the eighth, but Matt Capps earned his seventh save with a scoreless ninth.

Dozier belted the first pitch of the third inning into the second deck in left field, breaking a scoreless tie, and Ryan Doumit added a pair of RBI for Minnesota.

Ricky Romero (4-1) absorbed his first loss of the season for the Blue Jays. He allowed five walks over 5 1/3 innings, yielding four runs on nine hits.

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