The Twins lost 5-1 at San Francisco Wednesday night to snap their 8-game win streak.  The Giants snap their 5-game losing streak.  Ryan Vogelsong threw 7 innings with 1 earned run allowed to get the win for the Giants.  Nick Blackburn allowed 3 hits and 2 earned runs to take the loss and drop to 6-5.  Michael Cuddyer and Delmon Young each had 2 hits for the Twins and Tsuyoshi Nishioka drove in the lone Twins' run.

Minnesota is 32-40 and is now 7 1/2 games back of Cleveland for first place in the American League Central.  The Twins wrapup the 3-game series at San Francisco at 2:45 this afternoon, pregame on WJON at 2:15.  Lefthander Brian Duensing (4-6) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Tim Linecum (5-6) toes the rubber for the Giants.