Sports

Twins finish season 66-96

Twins finish season 66-96 Click to Enlarge Photo:

Sep 29, 2013 at 4:52 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) The surging Cleveland Indians earned their first postseason berth since 2007, beating the Minnesota Twins 5-1 Sunday to clinch an AL wild card as Ubaldo Jimenez tied a career high with 13 strikeouts.

Nick Swisher homered in the first inning for the Indians, who ended the regular season with 10 straight wins.

Cleveland will host Tampa Bay or Texas in the one-game AL wild card playoff on Wednesday night.

Jimenez (13-9) gave up one run and five hits in 6 2-3 innings for the Indians, who mobbed each other on the diamond in a jubilant celebration after the final out.

Scott Diamond (6-13) gave up four runs — two earned — and seven hits for the Twins (66-96).

Mike Tanner

Posted By Mike Tanner

News Director

Mike Tanner's Profile

Leave a Comment

Current Weather

For Central Minnesota

Temp: 31°F (-1°C)

Dewpoint: 26

Wind: 10 S

Weather: Cloudy

Full Forecast | Live Radar

Community Calendar

Sun December 21, 2014

Calls to Santa...

Wed December 24, 2014

Christmas Eve Service...

Thu December 25, 2014

CHRISTMAS DAY MEAL...

Sat December 27, 2014

Rubys Pantry Ogilvie...

Sat December 27, 2014

Rubys Pantry Ogilvie...