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Jhonny Peralta and Raburn hit back-to-back homers, shortstop J.J. Hardy committed a costly throwing error and Rhymes followed with a two-run single to make the score 7-7.
Alexi Casilla's base hit gave the Twins an 8-7 lead in the bottom of the eighth, but Crain served up the first career homer to Casper Wells in the ninth to keep the game going.
Leading 9-8, Brandon Inge couldn't handle a hot shot at third base from Michael Cuddyer and middle infielders Ramon Santiago and Rhymes ran into each other while trying to turn a double play to allow the Twins to tie the game.
Cabrera left the game with biceps tendinitis in his left shoulder and is listed as day-to-day.
NOTES: Detroit's Austin Jackson had three hits, includng what appeared to be a homer in the second inning. Replays showed that the ball landed past the flower beds in left-center field and bounced back into the field. But after reviewing the play, the umpires ruled that it was not a homer and Jackson settled for a triple. ... Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected in the seventh inning for arguing a call at second base. Crew chief Joe West ruled that Casilla dropped the ball. ... Jackson had three hits. ... Gardenhire said Jason Kubel's wrist was still sore and would likely need a few more tests on Friday. Kubel was hit by a pitch on Tuesday.
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