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MLB: Minnesota 4, Cleveland 2

May 5, 2013 at 4:17 PM

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.

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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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