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Minnesota Twins’ Kennys Vargas hits a three-run home run – his first in the major leagues – against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday in Minneapolis. USA Today Sports

Vargas homers in home debut to carry Twins

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MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota Twins first baseman Kennys Vargas sat at his locker following the game, and his cell phone was ringing off the hook. And for good reason.


Vargas smashed his first career major league home run in the sixth inning, a three-run blast that was the offensive catalyst in the Twins’ 3-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday at Target Field.

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