MINNEAPOLIS A walk-off single isn't as dramatic or exciting as a walk-off home run, although they both count just the same in the end.
Within the span of nine games, Twins left fielder Josh Willingham has managed to accomplish both dramatic feats in a pair of Minnesota wins at Target Field. Friday was the latest installment, as his 10th-inning single down the left field line scored Darin Mastroianni from third base and gave the Twins an 8-7 win over the visiting Chicago Cubs.
"It feels great," said Willingham, who has both walk-off Twins hits this season. "The biggest thing is we won. I don't really care how it got done."
Willingham's 10th inning single capped a crazy, back-and-forth night between Minnesota and Chicago. The two teams traded leads seemingly every inning. When one side scored, the other countered.
"I think every time they answered tonight, we had an answer for them," Willingham said.
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