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MINNEAPOLIS -- Brian Dozier has been everywhere for the Minnesota Twins during a breakout season for the sweet-swinging, slick-fielding second baseman. So it was no surprise that he had his fingerprints all over an eventful ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox. Dozier started a superb double play in the top of the inning that snuffed out Chicagos chances of taking the lead and then delivered the game-winning single in the bottom of the frame to lift the Twins to a 5-4 victory Friday night. "The walk-off hit, it is what it is, but thats probably one of the best feelings Ive had in a while, to be honest with you," Dozier said of his defensive gem. The White Sox had already scored twice off closer Glen Perkins (3-0) to tie the game, and manager Ron Gardenhire decided to walk Gordon Beckham to load the bases with one out. Conor Gillaspie sent a high chopper in Doziers direction, and he had to make a split-second decision whether to come home with the throw or try to start the double play. He zipped a throw to shortstop Danny Santana, who fired a laser to Joe Mauer at first base that ended the inning. "Hats off to Danny," Dozier said. "If he doesnt have an AK-47 attached to his body, we probably dont turn the double play." Kurt Suzuki had three hits and an RBI and the Twins picked up Perkins, who blew his third save in 21 chances. In the bottom of the ninth, Daniel Webb (4-1) walked Eduardo Escobar and Sam Fuld with one out and Escobar beat the throw home with a beautiful slide to win it. The play was confirmed upon review. "I thought there was no way he made the plate, because I felt his hand on my cleat," White Sox catcher Adrian Nieto. "The replay showed he reached back with his right hand. So, he did a great job." Dozier, who is in consideration for the All-Star game thanks to his 15 home runs and stellar defence, was mobbed by his teammates after the big hit and cheered loudly as he exited the field. "Hes into the game pretty good," Gardenhire said. "Hes a fun player to watch play baseball." Beckham and Jose Abreu homered for the White Sox. Escobar drove in two runs and Ricky Nolasco gave up two runs and six hits in 5 1-3 innings to help the Twins to their second straight win after a five-game losing streak. Hector Noesi gave up four runs, six hits and struck out four in seven innings for the White Sox, who lost for the sixth time in the last eight games. Nolasco got off to an inauspicious start when Beckham and Abreu hit 825 feet worth of home runs off him in the first inning for a 2-0 lead. Beckhams was a screamer into the second deck in left field while Abreus landed in the bullpen in left-centre for his 21st of the season, drawing boos from an impatient home crowd. But the offence picked him up. Escobars 22nd double of the season scored two in the three-run second inning and Suzuki drove in another to make it 4-2 in the third. Nolasco settled down after that, not allowing a runner past first base over the next four innings. But the right-hander who was brought in to stabilize the top of a lacklustre rotation has often run into problems with a big inning later in his starts and Gardenhire didnt take any chances when two hitters reached base with one out in the sixth. "I was lucky to give up just two runs to that lineup with the stuff I had," Nolasco said. NOTES: The White Sox had their 23rd multi-homer game of the season. They are 18-5 in those games. ... Twins RF Oswaldo Arcia returned to the lineup after getting two days off to try and clear his head during a 2-for-32 slump. He went 0 for 3 and was hit by a pitch. ... RHP Kevin Correia (3-8, 5.29) will take the mound for the Twins on Saturday against RHP Andre Rienzo (4-4, 5.67). 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CINCINNATI - Bengals cornerback Leon Hall is happy with his recovery from a torn Achilles tendon and expects to be ready for the start of training camp in July.TORONTO — A tournament that started with an 8-0 shellacking ended in triumph Monday with a bronze for Slovakia, only its second ever medal at the world junior hockey championship.Captain Martin Reway set up three goals, including Pavol Skalickys winner early in the third period, as Slovakia capped a remarkable competition by upsetting Sweden 4-2.Its huge for Slovakia, for everybody there, said Reway, a Montreal Canadiens prospect. Not only for the success this year but to start thinking that we can win big games like this. And (that) we dont only go to tournaments like this to lose games.The Slovaks won their only other medal, a bronze, in 1998-99, in Winnipeg. Eighth last year, they leave this tournament with wins over Finland, the Czech Republic, Germany and Sweden, losing only to Canada (twice including the 8-0 opener) and the U.S.Slovak goalie Denis Godla, one of the stars of the tournament, raised his arms in triumph as the final buzzer went before he was mobbed by his teammates before a crowd of 13,625 at the Air Canada Centre.Afterwards, he said making the quarter-finals was the Slovaks goal. But he thought they could go further.They did, dispatching the Czechs 3-0 before falling 5-1 to Canada in the semifinals. For Sweden, which had won five straight games before falling 4-1 to Russia in Sundays other semifinal, it was a sour end to a tournament.Its going to be a long flight home, said forward Axel Holmstrom.Sweden came into the game with 17 tournament medals (2-10-5), including a gold and two silver at the three most recent editions.Slovakia had a dream start, up 2-0 on goals by David Soltes and Mislav Rosandic after just three minutes 22 seconds. Outshot 5-0 and trailing, the Swedes reacted by calling a timeout.It felt almost like were trying to overdo stuff at the start, said Swedish coach Rikard Gronborg. Thats the reason why we had to take a timeout.The smooth-skating Swedes began to get their act together and pulled even on goals by William Nylander and Jens Looke later in the period. The Swedes could perhaps have had more but were unable to pull the trigger on a five-on-three power play for 85 seconds.Once trailing the shot count 7-2, Sweden finished the first periodd with a 15-10 edge.ddddddddddddThe game turned at the start of the third, with the score still tied at 2-2. The Slovaks started the period on a five-minute power-play after Julius Bergman received a major penalty for interference and a game misconduct for high-sticking Patrik Koys in the neck and face at the end of the second.Thats not good in a situation where you have a tired team, said Gronborg.Skalicky took advantage, beating goalie Linus Soderstrom between the legs from the slot after a perfect pass from Reway at 2:52.Koys, who needed help to get off the ice after being hit by Bergman, returned in the third to get his revenge. Sweden pulled Soderstrom with 2:28 remaining, only to see Reway set up Koys for an empty-net insurance goal at 19:04.Its mistakes that cost us the game, said Nylander, who had seven shots on the night.We were lackadaisical with the puck, he added.Both teams finished with 28 shots.While there were empty seats, the game drew an enthusiastic crowd — most clad in red Canadian jerseys ahead of the gold-medal showdown — that cheered on Nylander every time the Toronto Maple Leaf prospects name was announced. The stylish forward had a goal and six shots in the first alone.While Slovakia has just 11,300 registered hockey players and 64 rinks, it has a developmental program that was home to 13 players on its tournament roster. They forged a team identity as Orange 20 Bratislava, playing against senior club competition.I didnt really expect that we were going to get a medal, coach Ernest Bokros said through an interpreter. But we took it game by game.And we knew that we could play good defensively, But we also knew that if we wanted to be successful tonight we had to open up and play more offensive and score some goals. Godla, given the hook against Canada on Boxing Day, came into the game with a 2.90 goals-against average and .925 save percentage. Godla, eligible for the 2015 NHL draft, led all tournament goalies in shots faced (214) and saves (198) going into play Monday.The Slovak goalie was a fan favourite at the tournament, with the crowd chanting goalie, goalie in his honour.An unbelievable feeling, said Godla.Follow @NeilMDavidson on Twitter ' ' '

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