Garver, Twins Lean on Pen for 2-Hitter to Top Indians 3-1
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver hit his first home run of the season and the Minnesota Twins used their bullpen to string together a two-hitter in a 3-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
The Twins took three games in the four-game series from their primary division competitor.
Max Kepler doubled and scored in each of his first two at-bats against Indians starter Aaron Civale.
The defending American League Central champion Twins have outscored their opponents 28-8 over the first three innings this year.
The Twins allowed only four runs over these four games, winning three of them to raise their record to 7-2.