Baseball: Twins' Maeda shuts out Indians over 7 for 5th win

Kenta Maeda hurled seven shutout innings and earned his fifth win of the season in the Minnesota Twins’ 3-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday.Maeda (5-1) allowed four hits, struck out seven and walked two in a 94-pitch effort backed by Byron Buxton’s two-run home run in the second and Ryan Jeffers’ seventh-inning solo shot off in-form Shane Bieber (7-1) in Minneapolis, Minnesota.”I knew the opposing pitcher was good and didn’t think we could win easily so I felt I had to hang in there,” said Maeda. “I think it’s a really big win for the team and it was a good outing for me.”Masahiro…

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