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LaMarre's single lifts Twins over Indians 2-1 in 16 innings

Ryan LaMarre started this series as Minnesota's extra player. He got the Twins a split in extra innings, and gave Eddie Rosario a memory he'll never forget.

Rosario scored the winning run in his homeland in the bottom of the 16th inning, coming around on LaMarre's single that gave Minnesota a 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night, and a split of the teams' two-game series in Puerto Rico.

The game took 5 hours, 13 minutes — with the teams combining for 117 at-bats. They were a combined 0 for 21 with runners in scoring position until LaMarre ended it around 12:23 a.m.

"It was a heck of a baseball game," Twins manager Paul Molitor said....