ANAHEIM AP) — C.J. Cron and Jett Bandy drove in three runs apiece and Hector Santiago pitched six strong innings in the Los Angeles Angels’ 10-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.

Jefry Marte drove in two more runs for the Angels, who took two of three from the AL-worst Twins. Los Angeles won consecutive games for the first time in June with two multi-run rallies aided by misplays in the Minnesota outfield.

Santiago (4-4) reversed his recent run of poor starts, yielding two hits and two walks during his first victory in six appearances since May 15.

Tyler Duffey (2-6) gave up six hits and six runs while pitching into the fifth inning of his third loss in four starts for the Twins, who have lost five of seven.

Santiago (4-4) reversed his recent run of poor starts, yielding two hits and two walks during his first victory in six appearances since May 15.

Joe Mauer reached base in his 27th consecutive game with an RBI single in the eighth for Minnesota.

Mike Trout scored three runs without getting a hit for the Angels, drawing two walks and reaching base on an error.

Albert Pujols’ RBI single in the sixth was the 2,724th hit of his career, tying Roberto Alomar for 60th place on baseball’s career list.

Santiago had allowed 25 runs in his previous five starts, possibly endangering his spot in the rotation if the Angels didn’t already have five potential starters out of action due to significant injuries. He was back in top form against the Twins, striking out five and largely avoiding trouble.

Los Angeles didn’t get a hit until the fourth inning, when a two-run rally started with Eduardo Nunez’s error on Trout’s grounder.

Cron delivered a bases-loaded RBI single in the fifth to chase Duffey, and Marte drew a bases-loaded walk from Taylor Rogers. The inning was extended when Max Kepler overran Bandy’s catchable two-out fly ball down the right field line, letting two runs score and allowing Andrelton Simmons to follow up with an RBI single.

Cron added two more RBIs in the sixth when Robbie Grossman took a poor line on his drive to the left-field fence, allowing another catchable ball to fall in for a double.

After a day off, the Angeles will open a weekend series in Oakland with Matt Shoemaker (3-7, 4.76 ERA) looking to build on strong recent work

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