MINNEAPOLIS -- When he stepped into the batter's box to lead off the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday, Brian Dozier's sole intention wasn't necessarily to spoil Justin Masterson's no-hit bid.
Merely reaching base would've been a coup with the stuff the Indians' All-Star right-hander brought with him to Minneapolis to start the season's second half.
"I was gonna take one to try to work the count," Dozier said. "When I got up there, I thought, 'What the heck?'"So the Twins second baseman offered at the first pitch he saw -- a sinker that broke in toward his hands, shattered his bat and landed just out of centerfielder Drew Stubbs' sliding reach. Dozier chugged around first for a standup double and later scored on Joe Mauer's grounder to second.
That forced Masterson to settle for a one-hit, one-run, eight-strikeout performance that sent Minnesota back into first-half mode after it had already clinched a three-game series win Saturday against Cleveland.
In the Indians' 7-1 victo...