4-1. Kepler and Ávila hit home runs against Indians


Minneapolis (USA), Jul 31 (EFE) .- Ranger Max Kepler and catcher Alex Ávila homered for the Minnesota Twins, who beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1.

Kepler (3) hit his third homer so far this season, punishing starter Mike Clevinger in the first episode, with no running backs.

Avila (1) hit his first home run of the season in the second inning, also against Clevinger, with no teammates on base.

The Latin American battery was represented by the Dominican shortstop Jorge Polanco, who hit 2 of 4.

Puerto Rican ranger Eddie Rosario also scored 2-for-4 with the tolete.

The Indians had Dominican designated hitter Franmil Reyes hit a double in four trips to the batting box, with which he drove in the only run for Cleveland’s ninth.

The loser was Clevinger (0-1) on four-episode work.

(c) EFE Agency


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