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Published August 08, 2010, 07:35 PM

Thome's 578th career HR helps Twins top Indians 5-4

Twins rally from 4-0 deficit

CLEVELAND - Jim Thome hit a two-run shot for career homer No. 578 and the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the Cleveland Indians 5-4 on Sunday.

Thome's drive against his former team during Minnesota's five-run fifth inning against David Huff (2-11) helped the Twins take two of three in the series and earn their 12th win in 16 games. Minnesota will conclude a 10-game trip with a key three-game series at the Chicago White Sox starting Tuesday night.

Brian Duensing (5-1) pitched a career-high 7 1-3 innings for the Twins, yielding three earned runs and nine hits.