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Franmil Reyes homers twice as Cleveland Indians hand slumping Minnesota Twins 7-4 loss

His seven dingers are tied for the most in the American League.

CLEVELAND — (AP) Franmil Reyes hit two home runs, including a 452-foot drive that landed in the left-field bleachers about six rows in front of the scoreboard, and the Cleveland Indians beat the slumping Minnesota Twins 7-4.

Reyes broke a 3-all tie in the sixth inning with his second homer off Kenta Maeda. The Twins have lost four straight and 13 of 15, dropping to 7-15 this season.

José Ramírez homered and drove in two runs for Cleveland. The Tribe (11-11) overcame an early 2-0 deficit behind a strong performance from its offense.

Byron Buxton went deep for Minnesota and the Twins fought back to tie it in the fourth, but the pitching staff struggled late. The Indians added two important insurance runs in the eighth without getting a hit, as Alex Colomé and Jorge Alcala combined to walk three batters and hit two more.

Aaron Civale gave up four runs over 7 2/3 innings to pick up his Major League-leading fourth win. James Karinchak went the rest of the way, earning his second save.

With three straight victories, Cleveland will look to nab the sweep and keep the momentum going Wednesday afternoon behind lefty starter Logan Allen (1-3, 6.28 ERA). J.A. Happ (1-0, 1.69) will go for Minnesota.

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