MLB: Minnesota 4, Cleveland 3

June 2, 2009 at 11:58 PM

MINNEAPOLIS, June 2 (UPI) -- Joe Mauer was 3-for-3 with a homer and three RBI Tuesday, delivering the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians.

Denard Span was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Twins, who played without third baseman Joe Crede (knee) and right fielder Michael Cuddyer (index finger).

Kevin Slowey (8-1) recorded his fourth straight win, giving up two runs on six hits in 6 2/3 innings. Joe Nathan got the final four outs for his 10th save of the year.

Victor Martinez had a solo home run for the Indians. Kelly Shoppach had two RBI.

David Huff (0-2), making just the fourth start of his career, allowed four runs on nine hits in five innings.

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