Twins Win on Walkoff HR in 11th Inning
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trevor Plouffe led off the 11th inning with a soaring home run to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.
Plouffe connected against Bryan Shaw (0-1), sending a drive into the second deck in left field and getting swarmed by teammates as he hit home plate. Chris Herrmann had two hits, an RBI and some slick baserunning to help the Twins win their third straight.
Brandon Moss homered for the Indians (3-6), who fell to 0-3 in games pitched by AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber.
Kluber was perfect through five innings, but uncharacteristically erratic after that. He gave up two runs on three hits and struck out eight in eight innings. He also threw two wild pitches and hit a batter.
Blaine Boyer (1-1) went 1 1-3 innings for the win.
The Twins face Cleveland again Saturday in a matinee game at Target Field.
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