Indians Top Twins in 10 Innings
The Twins lost 4-3 in 10 innings Thursday afternoon at Cleveland. Casey Kotchman singled in the game-winning run in the 10th off Twins reliever Anthony Swarzak. Swarzak takes the loss. Trevor Plouffe was 2-4 with a solo homerun and Pedro Florimon was 1-2 with a run scored.
Esmerling Vasquez started the game for the Twins and threw 5 2/3 innings with 3 earned runs allowed. The Twins take 2 of 3 from Cleveland this week and are now tied with Cleveland for 4th place in the American League Central. Minnesota begins a 3-game series at Detroit at 6:05 Friday night, pregame on WJON at 5:35.