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Published April 28, 2013, 08:51 PM

Correia becomes a standout for the Twins

(WDAY TV) -- Twins fans may not have known who Kevin Correia was when the Twins signed him back in December. But, less than a month into the season he's emerged as the team's ace.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) -- Twins fans may not have known who Kevin Correia was when the Twins signed him back in December. But, less than a month into the season he's emerged as the team's ace.

Correia shutout one of the best teams in baseball today, holding the Texas Rangers to just 6 hits in 8 innings of work.

In the top of the 2nd, he gets Nelson Cruz swinging for one of his 2 strikeouts. Correia dropped his ERA to 2.23.

Justin Morneau gives Correia some breathing room in the 6th, he adds to a 1-0 lead smacking out his 2nd home run of the season. That makes it a 3-0 Twins lead.

Brian Dozier continues to improve his batting average in the lead-off spot,

he drives in Eduardo Escobar in the 7th, to make it 5-0 home team, that's your final.

The Twins split the series with the Rangers. They're at Detroit tomorrow night.

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