Colabello, Twins beat Rays in extras
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Colabello's two-run single in the 12th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 6-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in the second of a three-game set.
Joe Mauer opened the frame with a single off Josh Lueke (0-1) before Trevor Plouffe doubled to puts runners at second and third. Colabello followed with a single up the middle to clear the bases.
Colabello also hit a two-run homer while Eduardo Escobar and Sam Fuld finished with one RBI apiece for the Twins, who had dropped three of four entering the contest.
Casey Fien (3-0) worked 2 1/3 scoreless innings and Glen Perkins spun a perfect 12th to earn his fourth save of the season.
Matt Joyce doubled and drove in a pair of runs while Ben Zobrist and Evan Longoria added one RBI apiece for the Rays, who had won three of four entering the contest. Desmond Jennings was 3-for-5 with a walk and two runs scored in the setback.
04/24 00:10:57 ET