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MLB: Minnesota 4, Cleveland 2

May 5, 2013 at 4:17 PM   |   Comments

CLEVELAND, May 5 (UPI) -- Mike Pelfrey tossed six innings of one-run ball Sunday and the Minnesota Twins avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-2 win over Cleveland.

Pelfrey (3-3) broke a two-start losing streak, limiting the Indians to four hits and one walk while striking out seven.

Josh Roenicke and Jared Burton each fired one frame of shutout relief and Glen Perkins picked up his seventh save despite allowing a homer to Carlos Santana in the ninth inning.

Trevor Plouffe socked a two-run homer while Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau each drove in a run for the Twins, who took the finale of a three-game series.

Tribe starter Corey Kluber (2-1) was touched for three runs on five hits over 5 2/3 innings as Cleveland saw its five-game winning streak snapped.

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