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Morneau's ninth-inning blast gives Twins 8-7 walk-off victory

Justin Morneau's second home run of the game came with two outs in the ninth inning. It completed Minnesota's third comeback in a wild 8-7 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
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Justin Morneau's second home run of the game came with two outs in the ninth inning. It completed Minnesota's third comeback in a wild 8-7 victory over the Cleveland Indians.

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