Polanco’s 3-run blast stuns Reds in 7-5 Twins win
CINCINNATI (AP) – Jorge Polanco delivered a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 7-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
Heath Hembree walked the first two Minnesota batters before striking out Brent Rooker.
Polanco fouled off four two-strike pitches before connecting on a liner into the Twins bullpen down the right field line.
Mitch Garver had a three-run homer in the fifth for the Twins.
Jonathan India’s two-run homer in the fifth off Kenta Maeda gave the Reds a 5-4 lead.