Minnesota Twins' Nick Punto (8) slides home to score on a wild pitch during the third inning Friday in Kansas City, Mo. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
Twins pull within two games of Tigers
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- When Justin Morneau and his 30 home runs and 100 RBIs went out for the rest of the season with an injury, the Minnesota Twins were two games below .500 and their playoff hopes were in trouble.
Michael Cuddyer stepped in for Morneau at first base and the Twins have stepped up in a playoff run.
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