Indians 12W: C. Lee (16-4)

L: C. Silva (9-8)Twins 4

Cliff Lee won his seventh straight decision, and Cleveland hit for the cycle on the first nine pitches it saw to rout visiting Minnesota. The Indians won for the 18th time in 23 games and maintained their 11/2-game lead over the Yankees in the wild-card race.

MinnesotaABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals3549313 -- ShStewart lf301002.278MRyan lf101100.243JCastro 2b200000.273Rivas ph-2b100010.245LFord cf300000.263Tyner cf101000.250LeCroy dh311000.266LRodriguez ph-dh100000.255JJones rf211200.254Tiffee 3b200000.206Cuddyer 3b-rf411000.253Morneau 1b412000.240Heintz c401001.250Bartlett ss400000.260ClevelandABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals4012171244 -- Sizemore cf433310.289Gutierrez cf000000---Crisp lf524100.306JhPeralta ss513101.288THafner dh311212.304VMartinez c322210.293Bard ph-c100000.183Belliard 2b412300.286RVazquez ph-2b100000.218Broussard 1b511001.251Boone 3b401000.240JHernandez 3b100000.229Blake rf410010.249Minnesota

000200200 -- 490Cleveland

46100100x -- 12172 E: JhPeralta (16), Boone (15). LOB: Minnesota 5, Cleveland 9. 2B: Crisp 2 (38). 3B: Sizemore (11). HR: JJones (20), off ClLee; Belliard (13), off Mays; Sizemore (19), off Mays; VMartinez (19), off CSilva. RBI: MRyan (11), JJones 2 (64), Sizemore 3 (76), Crisp (61), JhPeralta (70), THafner 2 (88), VMartinez 2 (72), Belliard 3 (66). SF: THafner. GIDP: LeCroy, Tiffee, Cuddyer.

DP: Cleveland 3 (JhPeralta, Belliard and Broussard), (JhPeralta and Broussard), (JhPeralta and Broussard).

MinnesotaIP HRERBBSONPERACSilva, L1 44400183.44Mays1 56610355.33Guerrier3 51133733.70Bowyer2 31101443.86Mulholland1 00000114.64ClevelandIP HRERBBSONPERAClLee, W6 42212913.69FCabrera1 32000321.33Riske1 10000133.24Betancourt1 10001183.10 T: 2:59. A: 38,564 (43,405).