Centeno tags Kluber for 1st career HR, Twins end skid
CLEVELAND (AP) Juan Centeno took Corey Kluber deep for his first major league homer, Ervin Santana allowed one run in six innings and the Minnesota Twins ended an eight-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.
Centeno's two-run homer in the fifth landed in the right field seats and put Minnesota on top for good.
Santana (1-2) gave up five hits and struck out five in his second start since returning from a back injury.
Kluber (2-5) allowed four runs in 6 2/3 innings and lost his second straight start.
Eddie Rosario, Eduardo Nunez, Danny Santana and Miguel Sano also drove in runs for Minnesota, which avoided its second nine-game losing streak of the season. The Twins began the season 0-9.
Minnesota was tied with Atlanta for the worst record in the majors and won on the road for the third time in 19 games.