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Twins 8, Blue Jays 3: Morneau homers twice in triumph

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TORONTO (AP) -- Justin Morneau homered twice, Delmon Young also went deep and the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 on Monday night.

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Morneau went 3 for 4 with a walk and four RBIs. He hit a solo homer off Rommie Lewis in the sixth inning and added a two-run drive off Shawn Camp in the eighth, his first multihomer game this season and the 13th of his career.

Morneau also homered Sunday at Yankee Stadium and has hit safely in 10 straight games.

Jose Bautista homered for the fourth time in three games for the Blue Jays, his team-leading 11th, but Toronto's four-game winning streak ended.

Kevin Slowey (5-3) earned his first win in five career starts against the Blue Jays as the Twins won for just the fourth time in 14 games at Toronto.

Slowey allowed three runs and eight hits in five innings, walked none and struck out two.

Alex Burnett pitched two innings, Matt Guerrier worked the eighth and Jesse Crain finished.

Young opened the scoring with a leadoff homer in the second, his fourth, off Blue Jays left-hander Dana Eveland (3-3), who lost consecutive starts for the first time this season.

Eveland allowed five runs, three earned, and nine hits in four-plus innings.

He walked four and struck out two.

Bautista briefly put the Blue Jays on top with a two-run homer off Slowey in the second, but the Twins took the lead for good with a four-run fourth, doing all the damage with two outs and taking advantage of some sloppy play by Toronto first baseman Lyle Overbay.

Slowey has not lost back-to-back starts this season.

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