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Minnesota's Nick Blackburn pitches against San Francisco Wednesday. The Twins trailed 2-0 in the fith inning and the game was not completed in time for this edition of the Pioneer. AP Photo/Ben Margot

Twins fast start Tuesday in San Francisco was a MLB record

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins tied a major league record Tuesday night by opening with eight consecutive hits against San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner in an eight-run first inning.


The only out the left-hander recorded came when he struck out pitcher Carl Pavano swinging. After Ben Revere followed with a two-run double, Bumgarner was replaced by Guillermo Mota.

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