The Minnesota Twins just picked up a much-needed home victory.
Kyle Gibson didn't come close to winning the last time he pitched at Target Field.
The rookie right-hander will make his first home start in nearly a month Saturday night when Minnesota continues its series with the Houston Astros.
After the Twins' major league-worst rotation posted a 7.65 ERA during the club's four-game losing streak, Samuel Deduno worked around five walks and allowed two runs in six innings Friday before Minnesota (46-60) won 4-3 in 13 innings on Brian Dozier's game-winning single.
Dozier, who's hit safely in a career-best nine straight, had a game-tying RBI single in the ninth after Houston (36-72) took a 3-2 lead on Matt Dominguez's run-scoring double off All-Star closer Glen Perkins.
"A much-needed win for the team," Dozier said. "A confidence booster."
After ending a four-game home skid in the series opener, the Twins will hand the ball to Gibson (2-3, 6.21 ERA), who was tagged for eight runs...