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Jorge Polanco hit a solo homer and doubled three times, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Monday night.
Polanco connected for his 27th homer in the third. He doubled in the first, fifth and seventh, and then struck out in the ninth.
Franmil Reyes connected to give the Indians at least one homer in a franchise-record 20 straight games. The team's previous single-season record was set in May 2000.
Twins manager Rocco Baldelli returned to Minnesota on Sunday for the birth of his child. Coach Bill Evers is filling in for Baldelli.
The Twins got two in the first against Logan Allen (1-6). Byron Buxton singled, Polanco doubles and Rob Refsnyder drove both of them in with a double to right.
Buxton made it 4-2 with a one-out solo shot in the fifth for his 11th homer.
Michael Pineda (5-8) pitched three scoreless innings for the win, and Alex Colomé worked the ninth for his 12th save.
Reyes has homered in three straight games. He was 1 for 20 before connecting for a pinch-hit homer Saturday in Boston.
Allen allowed five runs and eight hits in 5 1/3 innings.
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