Red Sox Swept by Twins

   MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Aaron Hicks homered for the first time in more than a year and the Minnesota Twins extended their winning streak to five games with a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday.

        Eddie Rosario also homered for Minnesota, which has won nine of 11. The Twins swept Boston for the first time since June 13-15, 2006.

        Dustin Pedroia homered twice for the Red Sox, who have lost six of eight.

        Minnesota starter Phil Hughes (4-4) allowed four earned runs in 6 2-3 innings. Glen Perkins pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for his 18th save in as many chances.

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