Max Kepler's 3-homer game fuels Twins blowout over Cleveland

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Max Kepler had a monster game for the Twins against the Indians last night.

The rookie from Germany blasted a 2-run homer in the first inning, a 2-run homer in the third inning and another 2-run homer in the sixth.

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He's just the fifth Twin in franchise history to hit three home runs in one game.

  • Bob Allison
  • Harmon Killebrew
  • Tony Oliva
  • Justin Morneau
  • Max Kepler

The Twins also got home runs from Joe Mauer and Eddie Rosario, and Jorge Polanco had a pair of triples en route to a 12-5 win over the Indians.

Rookie pitcher Jose Berrios gave up 3 runs in the first inning before settling in and looking like the prized prospect he is. The right-hander went six innings with 5 strikeouts and no walks for the win.

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