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  • Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Thursday, April 20, 2017 7:50 pm

Bauer, Santana lift Indians over Twins, 6-2

JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Associated Press


MINNEAPOLIS – Trevor Bauer struck out seven in 6 1/3 innings and Carlos Santana had two doubles and two RBIs to lead the Cleveland Indians over the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Thursday.

Bauer (1-2) gave up two runs, three hits and three walks, lowering his ERA from 8.44 to 6.35. Andrew Miller pitched 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief and the Indians took all three games in a series that included a rainout Wednesday night.

Ervin Santana gave up one run, four hits and three walks over six innings for the Twins, who are 1-5 in a 10-game homestand.