Twins walk-off Mariners, Kirilloff named AL Player of the Week

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Twins walked-off the Seattle Mariners in a 4-3, ten-inning win at Target Field.

Seattle trailed by a run in the top of the ninth before Kolten Wong hit a two-out, go-ahead home run, but the Twins tied the game on an RBI double from Max Kepler in the next half-inning. Carlos Correa drove in the game-winning run on a single in the 10th.

Jorge Lopez earned his fourth win in relief, and the Twins are now 9-2 since the All-Star break. Minnesota extended its AL Central lead over Cleveland to four games with a 54-48 record. Pablo Lopez starts for Minnesota against the Mariners tonight.

In other team news slugger Alex Kirilloff has been named the American League Player of the Week for the week of July 16-23. In seven games he had a .345 batting average, with three home runs, and 10 RBI. The Twins finished the week with a 5-2 record

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