MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – José Berríos pitched one-hit ball over six scoreless innings with Ryan Jeffers behind the plate in his major league debut, Nelson Cruz hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1.
Jeffers drove in a run with a single in his first major league at-bat, and the Twins improved to 7-1-1 in series this season. Justin Smoak homered for the Brewers in the seventh, but Cruz responded with his ninth homer for the Twins.
The Brewers failed for the sixth time this season to move above .500. Berríos struck out eight of his first 13 batters.
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