Twins blast the Brewers for third straight win

The Twins won for the third straight night with an 11-3 victory over the Brewers Friday night. Denard Span, Brian Dozier, Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau combined to go 12-25 with 11 RBI and 8 runs scored. It's Minnesota's first three-game winning streak of the season.

Joe Mauer busted out of his slump with three hits three RBI to help lead the Twins over the Brewers, 11-3 Friday night in Milwaukee. Denard Span, who returned to the lineup after missing three games with a strained hamstring, also drove in three runs.

Supplying the Twins with more offense was Josh Willingham. The cleanup hitter went 2-4 with his 8th home run of the season.

The top of the order was dominant for Minnesota, Span, Brian Dozier, Mauer, Willingham and Justin Morneau combined to go 12-25 with 11 RBI and 8 runs scored.

Scott Diamond improved to 3-0 with the win. He allowed three-runs on eight hits in 5.1 innings. Francisco Liriano pitched the ninth inning. He needed 32 pitched to get out of the inning. He left the bases loaded without allowing a run.

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