Twins, Deduno Top Cleveland 7-2
The Twins won their 3rd straight game against Cleveland 7-2 Monday night to win the series 3 games to 1. Sam Deduno threw 7 innings with 3 hits, 3 walks and 2 earned runs allowed to get the win and improve to 6-3. Pedro Florimon went 2-4 with with a double and a triple, 2 runs scored and 1 RBI, Joe Mauer was 2-4 with 1 RBI and Ryan Doumit hit a solo homerun for the Twins.
Minnesota improves to 59-82 and moves into a 4th place tie with Cleveland in the American League Central. The Twins begin a 3-game series with Kansas City at Target Field tonight at 7:10, pregame on WJON at 6:40. Lefthander Scott Diamond (11-6) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander Will Smith (4-7) toes the rubber for the Royals.