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Twins Pick Up Third Win In A Row

Last updated on Wednesday, September 16, 2009

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN) - The Minnesota Twins picked up their third win in a row as they held off the Cleveland Indians 5-4.

Brian Buscher put Minnesota up for good with an RBI single in the sixth.

Nick Punto drove in two runs for the Twins with Orlando Cabrera adding a solo home run.

Matt Laporta got Cleveland to within a run with a solo homer in the ninth off Twins closer Joe Nathan, but Nathan worked out of a jam to pick up his 40th save of the year.

With the win, Minnesota draws to within 4 1/2 games of first-place Detroit in the AL Central.

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