The ball left Target Field at regular intervals Tuesday night: every inning through the seventh.

The host Twins did all the launching as they set a major league record by going deep in each of the first seven frames against the Padres.

GAME CENTER: Padres-Twins box score, stats 

Brian Dozier started the parade with a leadoff homer in the bottom of the first:

Next in line were . . 

Jorge Polanco in the second:

Jason Castro in the third:

Eddie Rosario in the fourth:

Castro again in the fifth:

Eduardo Escobar in the sixth:

Kennys Vargas in the seventh:

What happened in the eighth? Well, the Twins were retired in order for the only time in the game.

Not to worry if you're a Twins rooter, though: Minnesota prevailed 16-0.