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Twins Vs. Indians: Minnesota Looks For Two In A Row in Cleveland

The Minnesota Twins (19-33) avoided streaking the wrong way with their Saturday night win over the Cleveland Indians (28-24). Now the Twins will try to win the weekend series when they two team finish their three-game series on Sunday afternoon. complete their weekend series with the on Sunday afternoon Progressive Field. The two teams split the first two games of the series after Minnesota slugger Joe Mauer

Minnesota will give the ball to left-hander Scott Diamond who has been strong since joining the Twins' starting rotation in early May. Diamond is 3-1 with a 2.27 ERA in five starts. Diamond would be happy to see another big day from Minnesota slugger Joe Mauer who hit his way out of a mini-slump in Saturday's win with three hits and three RBIs.

Cleveland will start right-hander Justin Masterson who will try to bounce back from a poor outing in his last start. Masterson is 2-4 on the season with a 5.14 ERA and coming off of a rough performance in his last outing when he gave up seven earned runs in six innings to take the loss against Kansas City.

The game is scheduled to start at 2:05 p.m. CT and will be televised on Fox Sports North.

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