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Mauer gets homer on review, Twins power past Brewers

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MILWAUKEE -- Joe Mauer is giving the umpires a good look at his home runs lately.

Mauer wound up with a home run instead of a double after the umpiring crew went to video replay, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Monday.

On Saturday, the umps reviewed a drive by Mauer in a 3-2 victory against Detroit and upheld their call that it was a home run.

"It's funny, that's my second review in three days," Mauer said. "The first time they ruled it a home run originally and the outfielder came in and tried to plead his case that it wasn't. They went back and reviewed it and it was."

"I'm two for two, which is good. But, it's kind of weird to have two home run reviews in three days," he said.

The ball hit the padding atop the fence and then appeared to strike a back wall, making it a home run. The second base umpire was Angel Hernandez -- he was the chief in Cleveland earlier this month when Hernandez and his crew mistakenly failed to reverse a call on the field and rule a home run.

The Twins won for only the second time in 13 games. Carlos Gomez hit two home runs for the Brewers.

Minnesota led 4-3 when Mauer led off the seventh inning against Tom Gorzelanny with a long fly to left field. Mauer stopped at second base.

"They obviously signaled a double out there," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. "I was honestly sitting right here [in the clubhouse] talking with my starting pitcher. I looked at the monitor and I just took off running out and said that's a home run. They said, 'We'll talk and we'll go get it right.' Easy enough."

Moments later, Mauer had his fourth home run of the season.

"I thought it was a homer," Mauer said. "Nobody had made a call yet, so I just stayed on the base. I'm just glad they went and reviewed it and got it right. Nobody wants a homer taken away from them like that. Hats off to them for going in there and getting it right."

Kevin Correia (5-4) pitched six innings and gave up three solo home runs. Glen Perkins pitched a perfect ninth inning for his 10th save.

Wily Peralta (3-6) allowed four runs on five hits and five walks in five innings. He lost his fourth consecutive start.

The Twins took advantage of Peralta's wildness in the fifth. Brian Dozier reached on an infield single with one out, Mauer and Justin Morneau walked and Ryan Doumit lined a two-out, two-run single to make it 4-1.

"Two outs with runners on first and second, he walked Morneau on some pitches that weren't that close," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "At the time, that was a big at-bat. Doumit gets a hit and they get two runs."

Jean Segura and Gomez hit back-to-back homers to open the sixth.

Chris Parmelee's solo home run in the eighth put the Twins up 6-3.

Gomez hit his ninth home run leading off the fourth.

The Brewers loaded the bases with no outs in the first but didn't score. Yuniesky Betancourt lined into a double play and Jeff Bianchi struck out.

"I was kind of off in the first," Correia said. "To get out of that with no runs was huge. You feel so much better about going back out there in the second inning. It changes your mindset. I felt great the rest of the game."

Notes

  • Alfredo Figaro will start Tuesday against the Twins. He is 0-0 with a 3.46 ERA in 15 appearances, all in relief. Figaro was a starter the past two seasons for Orix in Japan.
  • Bianchi bunted for a single, giving the Brewers 64 infield hits, tops in the major leagues.
  • Josh Roenicke, nephew of Brewers manager Ron Roenicke, relieved to start the seventh inning for the Twins. Josh Roenicke is the son of former major league outfielder Gary Roenicke.
  • Brewers star Ryan Braun, held out of the starting lineup with a sore thumb, pinch-hit in the ninth and lined out to end the game.
 
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Joe Mauer completes his video-review-delayed tour of the bases in the seventh inning after his drive is ruled a home run. (USATSI)
Joe Mauer completes his video-review-delayed tour of the bases in the seventh inning after his drive is ruled a home run. (USATSI)

Players of the Game
Milwaukee

C. Gomez
AB 3
R 2
H 2
HR 2
RBI 2
Minnesota

J. Mauer
AB 3
R 3
H 1
HR 1
RBI 1
 

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Minnesota Twins
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jamey Carroll, 3B4000111 .268
Brian Dozier, 2B5110001 .197
Joe Mauer, C3311200 .339
Josh Willingham, LF4010102 .212
Justin Morneau, 1B3011211 .299
Ryan Doumit, RF3012123 .216
    Josh Roenicke, P0000000 .000
    Brian Duensing, P0000000 .000
    Jared Burton, P0000000 .000
   a- Chris Colabello, PH1000011 .100
    Glen Perkins, P0000000 .000
Aaron Hicks, CF4110004 .154
Pedro Florimon, SS4021010 .255
Kevin Correia, P2000011 .000
    Chris Parmelee, RF1111000 .215
Totals3469677  
a-struck out for Burton in the 9th
Batting
2B - Aaron Hicks (4, Gonzalez), Pedro Florimon (6, Peralta)
HR - Joe Mauer (4, Gorzelanny), Chris Parmelee (4, Badenhop)
SH - Kevin Correia (2)
RBI - Joe Mauer (16), Justin Morneau (33), Ryan Doumit 2 (19), Pedro Florimon (17), Chris Parmelee (12)
2-OUT RBI - Justin Morneau (17), Ryan Doumit 2 (10), Pedro Florimon (9)
SB - Brian Dozier (5, 2nd base off Peralta/Maldonado)
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
DP - Florimon-Dozier, Florimon-Morneau, Florimon-Dozier-Morneau
Minnesota Twins
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kevin Correia (W,5-4) 6733143 3.96
Josh Roenicke (H,7) 0.2100000 3.16
Brian Duensing (H,9) 0.1000000 3.79
Jared Burton (H,11) 1000000 2.28
Glen Perkins (S,10) 1000020 3.06
HBP - Gomez (by Kevin Correia)
Pitches-Strikes - Kevin Correia 82-52, Josh Roenicke 17-10, Brian Duensing 2-2, Jared Burton 13-10, Glen Perkins 13-10
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Kevin Correia 6-5, Brian Duensing 1-0, Jared Burton 1-2
Batters Faced - Kevin Correia 24, Josh Roenicke 3, Brian Duensing 1, Jared Burton 3, Glen Perkins 3
Milwaukee Brewers
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Norichika Aoki, RF3000102 .307
Jean Segura, SS4121000 .347
Carlos Gomez, CF3222000 .331
Yuniesky Betancourt, 3B4010000 .232
Jeff Bianchi, 2B4010023 .281
Alex Gonzalez, 1B4000011 .176
Logan Schafer, LF3000010 .160
   a- Ryan Braun, PH1000000 .310
Martin Maldonado, C3000010 .176
    Burke Badenhop, P0000000 .000
    John Axford, P0000000 .000
Wily Peralta, P1000010 .167
   b- Rickie Weeks, PH1010000 .179
    Tom Gorzelanny, P0000000 .000
    Mike Gonzalez, P0000000 .000
   c- Jonathan Lucroy, PH-C1010000 .230
Totals3238316  
a-lined out for Schafer in the 9th
b-doubled for Peralta in the 5th
c-singled for Gonzalez in the 7th
Batting
2B - Rickie Weeks (7, Correia)
HR - Jean Segura (8, Correia), Carlos Gomez 2 (10, Correia, Correia)
RBI - Jean Segura (21), Carlos Gomez 2 (25)
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Logan Schafer 1
E - Alex Gonzalez (5, Missed catch of throw)
Milwaukee Brewers
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wily Peralta (L,3-6) 5543530 6.35
Tom Gorzelanny 1.1111221 2.50
Mike Gonzalez 0.2100010 3.00
Burke Badenhop 1111001 2.42
John Axford 1100010 6.33
Pitches-Strikes - Wily Peralta 108-60, Tom Gorzelanny 30-18, Mike Gonzalez 4-4, Burke Badenhop 12-8, John Axford 10-8
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Wily Peralta 10-2, Tom Gorzelanny 2-0, Burke Badenhop 1-2, John Axford 1-1
Batters Faced - Wily Peralta 25, Tom Gorzelanny 7, Mike Gonzalez 2, Burke Badenhop 4, John Axford 4
Game Information
Attendance - 38627
Game Time - 3:00
Temperature - 70
Umpires - Home - Dana DeMuth, First Base - Doug Eddings, Second Base - Angel Hernandez, Third Base - Jordan Baker