Twins Hang on to Beat Indians 4-3 Wednesday
The Minnesota Twins (62-70) hung on to beat the Indians 4-3 Wednesday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland, ending a four-game losing streak.
Cleveland took an early 2-0 lead scoring a pair in the first inning, but the Twins would rebound scoring one of their own in the third inning on the first career home run by Willians Astudillo.
Minnesota would tie the game in the top of the fifth on a double by Eddie Rosario, driving in Joe Mauer -- scoring the 1000th run of his MLB career.
Cleveland would tack on another run in the bottom of the fifth to take a 3-2 lead, before Robbie Grossman would single with the bases loaded in the seventh giving the Twins the 4-3 lead.
Kohl Stewart made the start for Minnesota, pitching 4 and two-thirds innings, giving up 3 runs on six hits. May, Rogers, and Hildenberger would combine to shut down the Indians in relief of Stewart.
Next: The Twins face the Indians again this afternoon (8/30) in Cleveland at 12:10 PM CT (TV: Fox Sports North, Radio: 1240 WJON.)