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Mauer makes it 10
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Twins 7, Brewers 6
Joe Mauer follows through on a go-ahead homer during the eighth inning.  (Tom Olmscheid/AP)
In the bottom of the eighth, Joe Mauer launched a tie-breaking drive over the center-field wall, and once Joe Nathan finished the ninth, the Twins had their 10th straight win. Alexi Casilla and Jason Kubel also homered, and Brian Buscher drove in a key, game-tying run in the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (43-36)
Lost 2
Minnesota 7, Milwaukee 6   MIN
Minnesota (44-36)
Won 10
June 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0   6 12 0
Minnesota
1 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 X   7 14 0
Standings thru 6/27/08  |  Recap: MIL | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Twins stats
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B5120031.221
Hardy, SS5122021.259
Braun, LF5130001.292
Fielder, DH5000015.274
Hart, C, RF4223001.292
Branyan, 3B-1B3121110.300
Dillon, 1B4000012.228
  Counsell, 3B0000000.242
Cameron, CF4000011.215
Kendall, C4010000.268
Totals3961261912 

BATTING
2B: Braun 2 (21, Blackburn, Blackburn).
HR: Hart, C 2 (14, 2nd inning off Blackburn, 0 on, 0 out; 5th inning off Blackburn, 1 on, 2 out), Branyan (11, 2nd inning off Blackburn, 0 on, 0 out), Hardy (6, 5th inning off Blackburn, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Weeks 2; Hardy 5; Braun 5; Hart, C 8; Branyan 5; Kendall.
RBI: Hart, C 3 (50), Branyan (18), Hardy 2 (26).
2-out RBI: Hart, C 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fielder 2; Hart, C.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Braun (Cuddyer at home).
DP: (Weeks-Hardy-Dillon).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gomez, CF5110011.266
Casilla, 2B2121000.308
  Punto, 2B2000100.279
Mauer, C4221103.326
Morneau, 1B5111012.309
Cuddyer, RF2010101.252
Kubel, DH3222002.265
Young, LF4031010.282
Buscher, 3B4011003.375
Harris, SS4010002.251
Totals3571473314 

BATTING
2B: Mauer (20, McClung).
HR: Casilla (4, 1st inning off McClung, 0 on, 1 out), Kubel (11, 4th inning off McClung, 0 on, 0 out), Mauer (3, 8th inning off Mota, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Gomez; Casilla 5; Mauer 6; Morneau; Cuddyer; Kubel 5; Young 3; Buscher; Harris.
RBI: Casilla (29), Morneau (63), Kubel 2 (40), Young (26), Buscher (15), Mauer (32).
2-out RBI: Young; Buscher; Mauer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kubel; Cuddyer; Buscher; Harris.
SF: Kubel.
GIDP: Buscher.
Team LOB: 9.

 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McClung 4.29552224.25
Villanueva 2.03111105.43
Shouse (BS, 3)0.11000001.95
Mota (L, 2-5)1.01110014.06
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blackburn 4.29660544.05
Bass 2.11000204.53
Guerrier (W, 4-2)1.00001102.95
Nathan (S, 22)1.02000101.34

HBP: Cuddyer (by McClung).
Pitches-strikes: McClung 89-57, Villanueva 30-19, Shouse 5-3, Mota 17-14, Blackburn 90-59, Bass 30-19, Guerrier 14-9, Nathan 16-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: McClung 8-4, Villanueva 3-1, Shouse 1-0, Mota 0-3, Blackburn 4-5, Bass 3-2, Guerrier 0-2, Nathan 1-1.
Batters faced: McClung 25, Villanueva 9, Shouse 2, Mota 4, Blackburn 23, Bass 8, Guerrier 4, Nathan 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Villanueva 2-0, Shouse 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:50.
Att: 30,104.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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