Danny Salazar, Cleveland
The righthander held the Twins to one hit and one walk over 4 ⅔ innings while striking out nine — all swinging.
BY THE NUMBERS
9 times Mejia has failed to pitch at least five innings.
74 RBI by Jorge Polanco, third most by a Twins shortstop.
0.87 ERA for Salazar over his last four outings
Righthander Ervin Santana at 16-8, is one win away from tying his career high of 17 wins, set in 2010 — the most by a Twin since Carl Pavano won 17 games in 2010. Carlos Carrasco will start for the Indians. First pitch is scheduled for 11:10 a.m.
LA VELLE E. NEAL III