Mitch Garver hit his first home run of the season and the Minnesota Twins used their bullpen to string together a two-hitter in a 3-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday afternoon, taking the four-game series from their primary division competitor.

Max Kepler doubled and scored in each of his first two at-bats, and Jorge Polanco and Nelson Cruz drove him in with singles in the first and third. The Indians scored just four runs int he series.

Aaron Civale took the loss.  He retired the last 10 batters he faced, striking out nine over six innings for the second straight start. He allowed five hits without a walk.  Cleveland has just six homers and 26 runs in 10 games.

The Indians, who had first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr. managing with Terry Francona back at the hotel because of what the team called a mild gastrointestinal condition, were held to two or fewer hits in back-to-back games for the first time in more than six years.