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Twins 6, Red Sox 4

Joe Mauer, Twins stun Red Sox

Minnesota scores four in the ninth

Owners John Henry and Tom Werner returned from the Olympics in London Saturday night, but they did not witness any gold-medal performances from the team they own.

As dramatically as Pedro Ciriaco had stroked an eighth-inning pinch-hit homer to give the Red Sox a 3-2 lead that became 4-2 on a Cody Ross RBI single, Alfredo Aceves gave it all away and then some when he served up a three-run homer to Joe Mauer in the ninth as the Twins went on to a 6-4 win before a stunned crowd of 37,914 at Fenway.

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