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Twins Edge Cleveland For Hendriks’ First Win

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The Twins defeated Cleveland 6-4 Wednesday night and pitcher Liam Hendriks earned his first major league win after numerous trys.  Hendriks threw 6 innings with 2 hits and 2 earned runs allowed.  He improves to 1-7 this season.  Glen Perkins threw a scoreless 9th inning to grab his 13th save this year.  Josh Willingham was 4-5 with a 2-run homerun with 4 RBIs.  He has 35 homeruns and 110 RBIs this season.

Joe Mauer was 1-4 with a run scored and 1 RBI and had a hit taken away from hit late in the game when he hit a looping liner to left field the ball was originally ruled a trap by the 3rd base umpire before the umpires gathered and reversed the call ending the inning.  Jamey Carroll was 3-5 at the plate for the Twins.

Minnesota is 62-87 and will go for the sweep today in Cleveland at 11:05am, pregame on WJON at 10:35.  Righthander Esmerling Vazquez (0-2) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Corey Kluber (1-4) toes the rubber for the Indians.  The Twins now lead Cleveland by 1 game for 4th place in the American League Central.

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