Kubel's 3-run HR helps Twins get by Rangers

BY foxsports • July 18, 2009

Talk about the Minnesota Twins, and All-Stars Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau quickly become the primary topic.

Maybe it's time for the slugger who follows them in the lineup to be a part of the conversation.

Jason Kubel hit a tiebreaking three-run homer after the recognized stars reached base and the Twins beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 Friday night, putting a damper on Josh Hamilton's first home game in more than six weeks.

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