Andrew Miller served up a 2-run, game-winning home run to Chris Parmelee with 2 out in the bottom of the 9th inning as the Red Sox fell to the Minnesota Twins 8-6 at Target Field.
Jake Peavy started for Boston and ran into trouble in the bottom of the 2nd inning when he allowed 5 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks. He left after 4.1 innings, charged with 6 Minnesota runs
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David Ortiz had a big night for the Red Sox with 4 hits in 5 at bats including a pair of solo home runs; he also drove in 4 runs. Ortiz now has 382 career home runs as a member of the Red Sox, tying him with Hall-of-Famer Jim Rice for 3rd place on the all-time club list.
After falling behind 6-2 after 5 innings, Boston rallied to tie the game with a run in the 6th and 3 more in the 7th inning. Ortiz and Shane Victorino each had RBI singles in the 7th. Victorino had 3 of Boston's 11 hits.
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