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Minnesota Twins' Josh Willingham, right, is congratulated by third base coach Joe Vavra after his go-ahead, two-run home run off Texas Rangers pitcher Nick Martinez in the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Minnesota Twins' Josh Willingham, right, is congratulated by third base coach Joe Vavra after his go-ahead, two-run home run off Texas Rangers pitcher Nick Martinez in the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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