MINNEAPOLIS, MN (WHBL) - The Milwaukee Brewers have lost seven of their last eight to the Minnesota Twins, falling 6-4 Wednesday night in Minneapolis. The Twins broke a 4-4 tie in the bottom of the seventh with run-scoring singles by Oswaldo Arcia and Trevor Plouffe. Rob Wooten took the loss, after he gave up the deciding run in two-thirds of an inning. He's now 1-3. Twins' starter Ricky Nolasco got the win, as he struck out seven in seven frames. Nolasco is now 4-5. Glen Perkins pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for his 16th save. Designated hitter Aramis Ramirez hit a three-run homer in his first game for the Brewers after he strained a hamstring almost a month ago. Mark Reynolds drove home Milwaukee's other run with a double. Arcia had a three-run homer for the Twins, which hit the right-field foul pole. It was served up by Brewers' starter Marco Estrada, who has now given up a Major League-leading 18 homers this season. Minnesota first baseman Joe Mauer ended his Interleague hitting steak at 20 games as he went 0 for 4. The Twins have now won two straight and three of their last four. The Brewers have now lost identical 6-4 contests to the Twins in two different stadiums. The Crew will go for a split of the four-game home-and-home series tonight at Target Field. Right-hander Wily Peralta faces Twins' right-hander Kevin Correia. Pregame coverage on WHBL gets underway at 6:35.
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