Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 5/19/12
By ALAN FERGUSON, STATS WriterDue largely to some hot hitting, the Minnesota Twins are riding a three-game win streak for the first time in nearly 11 months. They'll try to add to that run Saturday, but to do so they'll need to overcome their woes against Milwaukee Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo at Miller Park. Minnesota (13-26) posted double-digits hits for the third straight game with 16 in Friday's 11-3 rout of Milwaukee. They also matched a season high for runs scored, set only two days earlier in Detroit. The major league-worst Twins have won three in a row for the first time since July 3-5. Denard Span had four hits and drove in three runs in his return from a sore right hamstring. Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau added three RBIs apiece, and Josh Willingham provided an early two-run homer.Morneau is batting .355 lifetime against Milwaukee (16-23), the best average among active AL players with at least 150 plate appearances versus the Brewers. Mauer ranks second on that list at ...
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