Minnesota Twins defeat Los Angeles Angels, 11-9

Torii Hunter has spent recent days talking about the baseball field being a haven during troubling times and how there's healing in laughter, but he knows all too well that losing a member of the baseball family is something that's never, ever forgotten.

Hunter and the Los Angeles Angels are trying to move forward after teammate Nick Adenhart was one of three people killed early on April 9 when an alleged drunken driver slammed into the car they were riding in. Adenhart...

It looked like the Twins on Friday were destined for their latest lopsided loss.

But Jason Kubel started hitting. And never stopped.

He doubled in the first inning, singled in the third and tripled in the sixth. Then in the eighth, when it mattered the most, he clobbered a grand slam off Jason Bulger that brought the house down as the Twins rallied from five runs down to win 11-9.

Kubel became the ninth Twins player to hit for the cycle, and the first Twin to do i...