Morgan sharp, Johnson homers in Indians’ 3-1 win over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Eli Morgan threw six scoreless innings, Daniel Johnson hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1.

Morgan allowed just three hits and struck out eight.

James Karinchak escaped a bases-loaded jam in the eighth and Emmanuel Clase earned his 17th save in 21 chances, running his scoreless streak to 12 1/3 innings.

Minnesota rookie starter Bailey Ober gave up three runs – two earned – and five hits in six innings.