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Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer (7) scores from first base on a double by Twins' Trevor Plouffe as Baltimore Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger, right, waits for the throw from center field during the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Saturday, May 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer (7) scores from first base on a double by Twins' Trevor Plouffe as Baltimore Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger, right, waits for the throw from center field during the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Saturday, May 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

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