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Kepler's homer sparks Twins in DH split with Indians

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Aaron Slegers calmly took the mound for Minnesota in his major league debut and helped the Twins beat Cleveland at home for the first time all season.

Then the emotion came, when he left the field to a standing ovation in the seventh inning.

Max Kepler made up for a fielding flub in the top of the seventh with the go-ahead home run in the bottom of the inning, sending the Twins to a 4-2 victory in the second game to salvage a doubleheader split with the Indians on Thursday.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Ramírez.308
HR: J. Bruce29
RBI: J. Bruce75
SB: B. Zimmer14
W: T. Bauer11
ERA: C. Kluber2.71
Saves: C. Allen21
K: C. Kluber192
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 6653.555-
Kansas City 6159.5085.5
Minnesota 6059.5046
Detroit 5367.44213.5
Chi White Sox 4572.38520
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .258 (12)
Runs: 564 (15)
Hits: 1025 (17)
Home Runs: 141 (19)
Stolen Bases: 65 (13)
OBP: .334 (8)
SLG: .435 (12)
Total Bases: 1728 (19)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.63 (2)
Runs Allowed: 449 (2)
Saves: 25 (23)
Strikeouts: 1176 (2)
OpBA: .237 (4)
OBP: .299 (2)
SLG: .391 (3)
Run Support: 4.89 (9)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/17 R. Merritt Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
8/16 A. Miller Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/16 D. Robertson Signed to a Minor League Contract
8/13 L. Chisenhall Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/12 D. Robertson Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/9 M. Brantley Sprained right ankle (on 10-day DL)
8/2 A. Miller Patella tendinitis, right knee (on 10-day DL)
7/31 J. Tomlin Strained left hamstring (on 10-day DL)
7/20 B. Logan Left latissimus dorsi strain (on 60-day DL)
7/11 L. Chisenhall Right calf strain (on 10-day DL)
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