Andrés Giménez hit an RBI single in the 11th inning and the Cleveland Guardians beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday, tying them to the top of the AL Central.

Bryan Shaw, Sam Hentges and Trevor Stephan each pitched one scoreless inning in relief before Emmanuel Clase earned his 16th save in 18 attempts for Cleveland.

Óscar González was at second when Giménez singled to center field with one out. The Guardians thus improved to a record of 10-2 in their last 12 games.

As of May 30, his record is 16-4.

Griffin Jax (4-1) took the loss.

Stephan (3-2) struck out Carlos Correa, Max Kepler and Gary Sánchez, Minnesota’s third, fourth and fifth batters, with two men on board and no outs in the tenth inning.

Cleveland’s bullpen has a 1.80 ERA since May 23.

For the Guardians, the Dominicans Amed Rosario 5-1, José Ramírez 5-1 with a run scored, González 5-1 with a run scored and an RBI, Franmil Reyes 5-1 with a home run, a run scored and two RBIs . The Venezuelan Giménez 5-2 with an RBI.

For the Twins, Venezuelan Luis Arráez 5-2 with one run scored and three RBIs. Puerto Ricans Correa 5-1, José Miranda 2-0. The Dominicans Sánchez 4-0 with a run scored, Gilberto Celestino 2-0. The Colombian Gio Urshela 5-0.


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