Jones had his sixth career multi-homer game and the Twins hit two more off
(0-3) and defeated Tampa Bay for the ninth straight time.
Jones got the Twins started quickly, crushing Parris' third pitch over the right field fence.
"I got (the ball)," Jones said. "I just bought a house. When I do things like that, I collect things from the game. I put them in the game room."
Jones also homered to lead off the third inning, and the Twins got their fourth homer off Parris when
hit a two-run shot later in the frame.
hit his fourth homer of the season in the second inning, a two-run shot that gave the Twins a 3-0 lead.
"Stuff-wise today, I just didn't have it," Parris said. "Speed-wise, I felt like I had nothing on the ball. You have a day like that with your fastball and you're going to get beat around pretty good. Everything was flat. It just wasn't there for whatever reason."
Parris left after allowing six runs and six hits in three innings. He struck out one and walked one before giving way to
, who pitched three scoreless innings to lower his ERA to 9.93.
"You can't fall behind 6-0 after three innings,"
said. "Although, we did have some chances."
loaded the bases with three singles to start the sixth, and got a pair of runs as
grounded out and
lofted a sacrifice fly. But that was all Tampa Bay got against Minnesota starter
(3-3), who allowed seven hits in seven innings with six strikeouts and a walk.
"It always starts with your starting pitcher," Twins manager
said. "(Radke) shut them down for us and we were able to score some runs."