Nelson Cruz hit his 16th homer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 75 on Sunday to finish a sweep of their weekend collection.
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- Last Updated: September 14, 2020, 3:57 AM IST
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MINNEAPOLIS: Nelson Cruz hit his 16th homer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 7-5 on Sunday to finish a sweep of their weekend collection.
Marwin Gonzalez, Ryan Jeffers and Josh Donaldson additionally linked, serving to Minnesota win for the 10th time in 12 video games. The Twins have a number of homers in six straight video games, together with 11 within the collection towards Cleveland.
The Twins stayed one recreation again of AL Central-leading Chicago, which beat Detroit 5-2 on Sunday. The Twins go to the White Sox for the opener of a four-game collection on Monday evening.
Caleb Thielbar (2-0) acquired the win, recording two outs in reduction of Michael Pineda. Sergio Romo earned his fourth save by placing out Franmil Reyes and retiring Tyler Naquin on a fly ball to heart after permitting two hits within the ninth.
Indians rookie Triston McKenzie (2-1) struggled for the primary time in his fifth profession begin. McKenzie gave up 5 runs in four 1/Three innings, regardless of surrendering simply three hits. He struck out seven, issued one stroll and hit a batter.
Cesar Hernandez and Carlos Santana every had three hits, however the Indians dropped their sixth straight recreation.