Originally written on Fenway West  |  Last updated 10/14/14
Minnesota invaded Fenway on July 31 and quickly showed the Cardiac Kids they were mortal, crushing Boston 9-2. After a two-hour rain delay, the Twins exploded against Jim Lonborg with 7 runs in the fourth, breaking a 1-1 tie. The visitors slammed four Sox hurlers for 15 hits and got a complete-game effort from Dean Chance. Saturday the 1st saw a twi-night doubleheader, and 35, 469-biggest crowd in 11 years-saw Boston rally to win 6-3 before falling by a 10-3 count. Game 1 produced a 4-run eighth inning rally off Jim Kaat and reliever Al Worthington to overcome a 3-2 Twin lead. Dick Williams boldly used four pinch-hitters, and three came through with hits. John Wyatt, aided by another great Carl Yastrzemski throw, got the win with two scoreless frames, and Jose Santiago the "unofficial" save. The Twins, however, bombed fading Gary Waslewski and two relievers in the nightcap, piling up 15 hits again, including two homers for Bob Allison and one each for Ted Uhlaender, Tony O...
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