MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — José Berríos pitched one-hit ball over six scoreless innings with Ryan Jeffers behind the plate in his major league debut, Nelson Cruz hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1.

Jeffers drove in a run with a single in his first major league at-bat, and the Twins improved to 7-1-1 in series this season.

Justin Smoak homered for the Brewers in the seventh, but Cruz responded with his ninth homer for the Twins.

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The Brewers failed for the sixth time this season to move above .500.

Berríos struck out eight of his first 13 batters.

The Twins open a three game series against the Royals Friday night in Kansas City.