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Buxton gets 5 hits, Twins homer 6 times in rout of Indians

The win ends a four-game losing streak for the Twins.
Credit: AP
Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton (25) celebrates after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Logan Allen (54) in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

CLEVELAND — Byron Buxton homered leading off the first and got five hits, Mitch Garver homered twice and Minnesota hitters connected six times in a 10-2 romp over the Cleveland Indians.

Buxton went 5 for 5 with his homer, two doubles and two singles. He homered on Logan Allen’s second pitch and Josh Donaldson and Jorge Polanco connected in the first as the Twins ended a four-game losing streak. 

J.A. Happ took advantage of the run support and allowed two runs in seven innings. Williams Astudiollo also connected as Minnesota won for just the second time in 10 games. 

Amed Rosario homered for Cleveland.