Twins 11, Brewers 3: Tonight's Turning Points

1) Joe Mauer's RBI Double in the Fifth Inning: -.257 WPA (Video)

It was a 2-2 game before this, but this gave the Twins the lead for good. Scott Diamond and Denard Span both singled with one out to put runners on first and second, and this double by Joe Mauer gave the Twins a 4-2 lead, and they would lead for the rest of the game.

2) Josh Willingham's First Inning Two-Run Home Run: -.180 WPA (Video)

The Twins scored first thanks to this home run. Denard Span led off in the game with a double, and this home run made it a 2-0 Twins lead early.

3) Denard Span's RBI Single in the Sixth Inning: -.124 WPA (Video)

After Justin Morneau and Alexi Casilla both reached base on errors, and Jamey Carroll walked to load the bases, Denard Span came up. This hit turned a 4-2 lead into a 6-2 lead with two unearned runs.

4) Norichika Aoki's Third Inning RBI Double: +.118 WPA (Video)

At the time, this tied the game for the Brewers. Corey Hart doubled to start the third inning, and Norichika Aoki followed him with another double to tie the game at 2-2.

5) Travis Ishikawa Grounds into a Double Play in the Fourth Inning: -.089 WPA

Rickie Weeks led off the fourth inning with a single in a 2-2 game, but Travis Ishikawa wiped him off the bases with this double play that took a potential scoring opportunity away.

6) Norichika Aoki Out at Home on Aramis Ramirez's Fielder's Choice in the Third Inning: -.084 WPA (Video)
7) Corey Hart Leads Off the Third Inning With a Double: +.075 WPA
8) Norichika Aoki's First Inning Single: +.072 WPA
9) Ryan Braun's Sixth Inning Solo Home Run: +.062 WPA (Video)
10) Rickie Weeks Grounds Out to End the First Inning: -.061 WPA

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