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Correa wins POW

(Minneapolis, MN) — Minnesota shortstop Carlos Correa is being recognized for his outstanding play last week. The Twins standout was named the American League Player of the Week yesterday. Correa hit .548 with three home runs and nine R-B-I last week. He has raised his batting average from .247 to .309 in the past 11 games. He is now third in the American League in batting average. In other team news, Austin Martin earned the Electric Play of the Week award after robbing a home run on Sunday.

(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Twins were off last night and will go for their sixth win in a row when they host the Tampa Bay Rays at Target Field tonight. The Twins are coming off a four-game sweep of the Oakland A’s over the weekend in Minneapolis, upping their season mark to 40-32. Minnesota is in third place in the A-L Central, trailing first-place Cleveland by five-and-a-half-games and second-place Kansas City by a half-game. Pablo Lopez starts for the Twins tonight. First pitch is at 6:40 P-M.