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Twins Beat Cleveland 4-3 To Win 3rd Straight

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The Twins defeated Cleveland 4-3 Sunday afternoon to win their first series this season and complete a 2-game sweep.  The game Friday night against Cleveland was rained out.  Minnesota was led by Jason Kubel and Justin Morneau who each had 2 hits and 2 RBIs.  Carl Pavano threw 7 innings with 6 hits and 3 earned runs allowed to get the win and improve to 2-2.  Matt Capps threw the 9th inning to grab his 4th save.  Minnesota improves to 9-12 and is now 4 games back of Cleveland for first place in the AL Central.  The Twins have won 3 straight and are now in 4th place in the AL Central.  Minnesota is off today and will begin a 3-game series against Tampa Bay Tuesday night at 7:10, pregame on WJON at 6:40.  Lefthander Francisco Liriano (1-3) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Wade Davis (2-2) toes the rubber for the Rays.  Delmon Young (sore rib) could return to the lineup Tuesday night against Tampa Bay.

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