Byron Buxton Homers Again as Twins Beat Indians 8-4
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton homered for the second straight night, Rich Hill got his first win since July and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 8-4.
Minnesota won for the ninth time in 11 games since it closed August with a six-game slide.
The Twins remained a game back of the AL Central-leading White Sox, who pounded Detroit in a 14-0 victory.
Hill struck out seven while working five innings of two-run ball. It was his first win since his first start of the season July 29 against St. Louis.
Minnesota and Cleveland close out the series Sunday afternoon at Target Field.