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Twins Have Losing Weekend

Twins Have Losing Weekend

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Chris Archer won consecutive decisions for the first time this season as the Tampa Bay Rays extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 5-3 victory against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.

Archer pitched 6 1-3 innings, giving up one earned run on six hits while walking two and striking out four. Rookie Kirby Yates got two outs in the ninth for his first career save.

Kevin Correia took over the major league lead in losses, allowing four runs on seven hits and three walks in four innings for Minnesota. The veteran right-hander gave up two runs in the first and single runs in each of the next two innings.

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