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Grossman mashes first career grand slam

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MILWAUKEE -- Robbie Grossman capitalized on three Twins singles in the fifth inning with his first career grand slam on Monday night at Miller Park. 

Right-hander Kyle Gibson started the rally with a one-out single -- his second of the night -- before Joe Mauer flied to deep center. Eddie Rosario and Brian Dozier followed with singles, but Gibson was forced to stop at third on Dozier's hit as the Twins didn't want to test Ryan Braun's arm in left field.

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MILWAUKEE -- Robbie Grossman capitalized on three Twins singles in the fifth inning with his first career grand slam on Monday night at Miller Park. 

Right-hander Kyle Gibson started the rally with a one-out single -- his second of the night -- before Joe Mauer flied to deep center. Eddie Rosario and Brian Dozier followed with singles, but Gibson was forced to stop at third on Dozier's hit as the Twins didn't want to test Ryan Braun's arm in left field.

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The baserunning decision paid off for Minnesota as Grossman hit a first-pitch grand slam off Brent Suter.

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The Twins led 5-1 after the half inning, but the bullpen would be unable to hold the lead. Milwaukee forced extra innings before winning, 6-5, on a walk-off walk in the 10th.

The Brewers' pitching staff has now allowed a grand slam in three straight games, starting with Reds pitcher Michael Lorenzen on Saturday and shortstop Jose Peraza on Sunday.

Stephen Cohn is a reporter for MLB.com based in Milwaukee. Follow him on Twitter @Stephen__Cohn.

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