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Casey Fien, his right arm black and blue where Victor Martinez’s eighth-inning laser socked him, raised a couple of eyebrows from teammates within earshot as he spoke about the significance of the Twins’ 4-3 comeback win over the Tigers on Sunday “It’s huge for our team,’’ Fien said. “We know we can play with these guys. They were supposed to be, what, number one in the power rankings? So we just came into their place and took two. So that says a lot right there.’’ The confident Fien and the Twins headed back to the Twin Cities on Sunday, relieved to go 3-4 against Cleveland and Detroit last week. They not only escaped Detroit with two wins in three games, they escaped the entire road trip. The odyssey began with an extra-inning win against Cleveland, and soon it turned into a mini-saga. There was a walk-off loss. Eduardo Escobar had to learn center field on the fly. Joe Mauer battled a perplexing back issue. Oswaldo Arcia was supposed to be called up, but his wrist began to ache...
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