Denard Span hit a tying double before sliding past Ivan Rodriguez with the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and the Minnesota Twins ruined another night of the catcher's celebrated return to the Texas Rangers by rallying for a 5-4 victory Wednesday night.
Span scored from second on a single by Orlando Cabrera when the
throw from center fielder Marlon Byrd beat him to home plate but
slipped between Rodriguez's legs. The 13-time Gold Glove winner was
making his first start for the Rangers since the final game of the
The Twins rallied from a 4-0 deficit the night after ruining the
14-time All-Star catcher's arrival in a trade from Houston by
coming back from 5-0 down. The rally also spoiled Rodriguez's