The Twins overcame a so-so start from righthander Mike Pelfrey and rallied to beat Toronto, 8-4, Tuesday in Grapefruit League play in Dunedin, Fla.
In his first start in a Minnesota uniform, Pelfrey pitched 1 2/3 innings, giving up three runs of five hits.
It was also Pelfrey's first start since undergoing Tommy John surgery last May.
Joe Benson and Edward Rosario each hit two-run homers for the Twins. Benson connected in the second inning, Rosario in the eighth inning,