Twins Edge Cleveland in 12 Innings
The Twins scored 2 12th inning runs to win at Cleveland Tuesday night. Alexi Casilla and Pedro Florimon each had RBI singles in Minnesota’s 2-run 12th. Tyler Robertson threw 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief to get the win. Glen Perkins threw the 12th innings with 1 earned run allowed to get the save. Joe Mauer went 3-4 with 1 RBI and is batting .325. Denard Span went 3-6 with 2 runs scored for the Twins. P.J. Walters threw 5 innings with 8 hits and 2 earned runs allowed.
Minnesota is 61-87 and is now tied with Cleveland for 4th place in the American League Central Division Standings. The Twins have 14 games left and will play at Cleveland again tonight at 6:05, pregame on WJON at 5:35. Righthander Liam Hendriks (0-7) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Zach McAllister (5-7) toes the rubber for the Indians.