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The Los Angeles Angels (2-3) and Minnesota Twins (1-4) will close out a three-game American League series on Thursday afternoon inside Target Field.

Las Vegas oddsmakers have established the Angels as minus-150 road favorites, while the total has fallen by a half run to 7.5.

Minnesota picked up its first victory of the 2012 season in come-from-behind fashion, scoring three runs in the seventh inning to take a 6-5 lead, with the bullpen closing the door in the final two innings.

Twins starting pitcher Francisco Liriano (0-1, 11.25 ERA) will try to forget his first start of the season, dropping an 8-2 road decision to the Baltimore Orioles on April 7.  He allowed six runs (five earned) and eight hits over four frames.

The left-hander has never been one to get out to a fast start during his MLB career, coming in with a dismal 5-12 record and 5.74 ERA in 26 ...

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