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Progressive Field

Twins win Game 1 of doubleheader in Cleveland

CLEVELAND _ The Twins on Wednesday set themselves up for a big day in Cleveland by whipping the Indians 7-1 at Progressive Field, in the first game of a doubleheader.tmpplchld Right-hander Kyle Gibson went six strong innings. One big hit early by Joe Mauer and another during the game by Torii Hunter led the offense. And the Twins have won seven of their last nine games to keep their wild-card hopes alive.tmpplchld They crept within one game of wild-card leader Los Angeles and one-half game of Houston. The Angels have won seven straight games to pass the Astros for the second wild-card spot. Both teams are in action late Wednesday. An Angels loss and a Twins win would pull...