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Minnesota Downed 5-1 By Cleveland - Cole De Vries Takes Loss

Minnesota struck out 11 times against Scott Kazmir in losing 5-1 to Cleveland on Saturday at Target Field.

Cleveland was favored by -200 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Cleveland got 6 innings from Scott Kazmir, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 11. He earned the victory, while the Indians got 2 RBIs from Michael Bourn in the win.

Minnesota got a 5-inning outing from Cole De Vries in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Presley had 1 hit in the loss for the Twins.

The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 7 hits, while Minnesota only had 6.