September 5, 2009
MLB: Minnesota 4, Cleveland 1
Scott Baker held the Indians to a run and three hits in six innings Saturday as Minnesota beat Cleveland 4-1.
Baker (13-7) gave up a lead-off homer to Andy Marte in the bottom of the third, but allowed just two other hits to raise his season record against Cleveland to 4-0.
Nick Punto led Minnesota with two hits and one RBI.
Jose Morales and Brendan Harris had one RBI apiece.
One run scored on Jamey Carroll's fourth-inning error, while Joe Mauer and Jason Kubel had two hits each for the Twins, who snapped a two-game skid.
Michael Brantley, Jhonny Peralta and Wyatt Toregas each had one hit for the Indians, who have lost five of six.
The losing pitcher was starter Justin Masterson (4-7).