Ryan Jeffers hits first MLB homer

Ryan Jeffers hits first MLB homer
Minnesota Twins catcher Ryan Jeffers, left, and pitcher Taylor Rogers celebrate their win over the Detroit Tigers in a baseball game Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) (Source: Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS, M.N. (WECT) - Minnesota Twins catcher Ryan Jeffers drove in two runs helping lead the Twins past the Detroit Tigers, 6-2, on Monday.

The former UNCW standout gave the Twins a 1-0 lead in the 3rd inning when he hit his first career home run to deep center field.

It was also the first home run hit by a UNCW player in the Major Leagues.

Jeffers finished the afternoon 2-3 with two RBI and a run scored.

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