Nelson Cruz reaches 40 homers

by Matthew Terelle | Twins Correspondent | Mon, Sep 23rd 5:33am EDT

Minnesota Twins DH Nelson Cruz went 2-for-3 with a homer, two walks, four runs, and an RBI in a 12-8 win over the Royals on Sunday.

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Cruz went deep off reliever Gabe Speier in the fourth inning, giving him 40 homers on the year and 400 in his career. That marks the fourth time Cruz has hit at least 40 home runs in a season over his career. Cruz is hitting .303 with a 1.018 OPS, 79 runs, and 105 RBI in just 116 games.

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