Cleveland 10, Minnesota 4

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, September 17, 2011 1:10 PM
Location - Target Field
Temperature - 56°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mark Wegner, First Base - Mike Everitt, Second Base - Mike Winters, Third Base - Chris Guccione,
Attendance - 38805

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Cleveland 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 14 1
Minnesota 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 10 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 74-75 39-33 35-42 W2
Minnesota 59-91 30-44 29-47 L7

Recap

Carlos Santana homered for the second straight game to spark a six-run second inning and lead the visiting Cleveland Indians to a 10-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday.

Asdrubal Cabrera, who came into the game in an 0-for-20 slump, had four hits in five at-bats.
 
Jeanmar Gomez (4-2) won his fourth straight start, but left the game after 6 2/3 innings with a leg injury.
 
The Indians, who were eliminated from the American League Central race on Friday, sent 10 men to the plate in the second. The inning consisted of five hits and two walks, with Santana's two-run homer and Jason Kipnis' two-run triple highlighting the frame.
 
Santana tied Victor Martinez for the club record for home runs by a switch-hitter with 25.
 
Chris Parmelee hit a two-run homer in the eighth for Minnesota, which has lost seven in a row.
 
Anthony Swarzak (3-7) allowed seven runs in 1 1/3 innings. Francisco Liriano pitched two scoreless innings in his first appearance since Aug. 25. He was on the disabled list with a sore left shoulder and activated Friday.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Minnesota
Jeanmar Gomez Player Anthony Swarzak
Win W/L Loss
6.2 IP 1.2
3 Strikeouts 0
7 Hits 7
2.70 ERA 37.80
Hitting
Cleveland   Minnesota
Asdrubal Cabrera Player Chris Parmelee
4 Hits 3
1 RBI 3
0 HR 1
4 TB 6
.800 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 14 1 23 .341 15 7 10 4 0 1
Minnesota 10 1 14 .278 16 4 4 3 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Twins have a W/L % of .483 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Indians have a W/L % of .493 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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