Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Scott Van Slyke homered in the 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a doubleheader and three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 4-3 win at Target Field.
Van Slyke led off the 12th by clobbering a 2-1 pitch from Brian Duensing (0-1) over the wall in left-center field.
Drew Butera added a two-out blast off Duensing, which became critical after Kenley Jansen's rough outing.
The Twins loaded the bases with no outs against the Los Angeles closer on a bloop single by Jason Kubel and two walks. Joe Mauer plated a run with a sacrifice fly, but Minnesota stranded two men in scoring position as Jansen earned his 11th save.
Chris Colabello lined out to first baseman Adrian Gonzalez with two men in scoring position to end the game.
The Dodgers, who posted a 9-4 win in the opener of this twinbill, drew a whopping 12 walks and collected 11 hits, but finished 2-for-13 with runners in scoring position and stranded 16.
Jamey Wright (2-1) picked up the win after allowing one hit in three scoreless innings.