MLB: Cleveland 6, Minnesota 3 (2nd game)

July 19, 2011 at 12:16 AM
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MINNEAPOLIS, July 19 (UPI) -- Lou Marson homered and Travis Hafner drove in two runs Monday, powering the Cleveland Indians to a 6-3 victory and a doubleheader sweep of Minnesota.

Marson, a light-hitting catcher, bashed his first homer of the year in the seventh inning, breaking a 2-2 tie, and Hafner delivered run-scoring singles in the seventh and ninth innings for the first-place Indians.

Michael Brantley went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored as Cleveland followed up a 5-2 win in the day's first contest with another victory.

Fausto Carmona (5-10) tossed six strong innings, holding the Twins to two runs on seven hits, walking none with one strikeout.

Rookie Scott Diamond (0-1) made his major league debut after being called up from Class AAA Rochester for a spot start. He yielded four runs (three earned) on seven hits over 6 1/3 frames for the Twins.

Joe Mauer went 3-for-4 with a run-scoring single and Danny Valencia hit a solo homer for Minnesota.

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