Carlos Carrasco struck out 14, Jason Kipnis and Roberto Perez hit two-run homers and the Cleveland Indians notched their 100th win, 5-2 over the understandably sluggish Twins. Minnesota clinched a wild-card berth hours earlier Thursday.
The Minnesota Twins are on the verge of making history. Their magic number to clinch a wild card spot is down to one. When they clinch, they will become the first team ever to lose 100 games the previous year, then make the playoffs the following year.