Twins get double happy in 6-0 win over Tigers

Twins racked up five doubles against the Tigers.
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Brian Dozier

A 6-0 shutout over the Tigers on Tuesday gives the Twins a chance to sweep the three-game series Wednesday afternoon with Kyle Gibson on the mound for the 12:10 p.m. first pitch. 

Gibson will try to make it three straight gems by Twins starting pitchers. Jose Berrios fired eight outstanding innings on Monday and Lance Lynn pitched 6 2/3 shutout innings Tuesday. 

The Twins had just seven hits in the game but five of them were doubles, two for Brian Dozier and Ehire Adrianza and one for Max Kepler. 

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The highlight of the game came in the seventh inning when Kepler and Adrianza smacked back-to-back doubles, followed by Byron Buxton singling and reaching second base on a fielder's choice, and then another double by Dozier. 

Buxton's speed probably warranted a ruling of a double, but the official scorer at Target Field ruled different, otherwise it would've been four consecutive doubles by Twins batters. 

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