Gordon homers, 4 Twins get 3 hits, Minnesota tops Cubs 9-5
CHICAGO (AP) – Nick Gordon hit a two-run homer and two singles, Josh Donaldson and Max Kepler each had three hits and two RBIs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago Cubs 9-5.
Mitch Garver added three singles and an RBI in his return from a back injury to help last-place Minnesota end a two-game slide.
Byron Buxton had two hits and scored twice as the Twins rode a 16-hit attack to win for just the third time in nine games.
Willson Contreras and Trayce Thompson cracked solo shots for the Cubs at breezy Wrigley Field.