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Preview: Twins go for 5 straight, series sweep of Cleveland Sunday


The Twins are looking to continue their winning ways in their series finale with the Cleveland Indians Sunday afternoon at Target Field.

The club made it four straight Saturday night with a 3-2 win over the Indians. The Twins also topped the Indians Friday night 3-2.

Scott Diamond goes to mound for the Twins Sunday, while the Indians are starting their ace Justin Masterson.

Diamond is 5-8 with a 5.32 ERA for the Twins, while Masterson is 10-7 with a 3.72 ERA and three shutouts.

The Twins left-hander is 3-1 with a 2.34 ERA in his five career games against the Indians, while Masterson is 2-7 with 4.53 ERA against Minnesota.

The first pitch Sunday is 1:10 p.m.

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