In a complete reversal of the 1991 World Series trend, the Minnesota Twins traveled to Atlanta and left with a sweep.
After losing two games back at Target Field in July, the Minnesota Twins headed south to Turner Field to finish off the series.
Santana went seven scoreless and picked up a win against his former team but the real story was Gibson’s start.
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Gibson tossed a complete game, allowing eight hits and three runs while striking out six. It was Gibson’s first career complete game.
Helped out by an offensive outburst, Gibson was solid after having some troubles against the Kansas City Royals last week.
The Minnesota Twins hit four doubles on Wednesday and five players had multi-hit performances in the victory.
Mauer hit his 10th home run of the season and scored twice while Plouffe had three hits with a double.
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Next up for the Minnesota Twins will be a four-game trip to Kansas City to face the defending champion Royals.
Hopefully, the Twins can repeat that performance and pick up a much-needed series win over the Royals.