Rays top Twins 5-2

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Brian Dozier went 3 for 3 and starter Tommy Milone pitched three shutout innings for Minnesota in a 5-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday.

The Twins took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on Jordan Schafer’s RBI groundout that scored Kurt Suzuki, who led off with a single.

Tampa Bay tied the game in the fifth when Alexi Casilla led off with a triple and scored on Vince Belnome’s double.

The Rays took a 3-1 lead in the seventh on a two-run homer by shortstop Hak-Ju Lee.

The Twins trimmed the deficit to 3-2 when Chris Hermann led off the seventh inning with a homer.

The Rays added two insurance runs in the ninth on Boog Powell’s RBI single and Richie Shaffer’s RBI double.

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