The Twins have won 10 of their past 15 games.
The Twins scored five runs in the third inning in an 8-1 victory.
Michael Pineda pitched well but Taylor Rogers left the game with an injury.
The Twins scored five runs in the eighth before the bullpen unraveled in the ninth.
The Twins dropped Wednesday's series finale 6-3.
The Twins embattled reliever had another miserable night.
The Twins have lost 12 of their past 14 games.