Watch: Ex-Twin Danny Valencia blasts 3 homers for Oakland

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Danny Valencia, in case you were wondering, still plays in the big leagues and on Sunday he teed off on the Tampa Bay Rays with a 3-homer game.

Valencia crushed one in the first inning, another in the third and a third was the difference-maker in the game in the ninth.

  • Homer 1: 428 feet
  • Homer 2: 431 feet
  • Homer 3: 426 feet

Watch the video proof right here.

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Valencia, who played for the Twins from 2010-2012, actually hit 5 homers over the weekend. He's red-hot, riding a 10-game hitting streak, according to ESPN.

Per the Twins website, the last Twins player to hit three homers in a game was Justin Morneau in 2007. Bob Allison, Harmon Killebrew and Tony Oliva are the only others to do it.

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