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CLEVELAND -- Eduardo Escobar usually shows off his power during pregame batting practice. Custom Tottenham Hotspur Jersey UK . On Monday night, he did some flexing in the 10th inning. Escobar homered on Cleveland closer John Axfords second pitch of the 10th, giving the Minnesota Twins a 1-0 win over the slumping Indians. Escobar, who entered as a pinch-hitter in the seventh, connected on a 1-0 pitch from Axford (0-3), driving it over the wall in right for his first homer since June 20 and fourth of his career in 344 at-bats. "He can swing it, weve all seen that," said Twins manager Ron Gardenhire. "You watch him in batting practice, he hits them as far as anybody. Its a big moment. Its cool. You see the big smile on his face and everyone else." It was the second straight gut-wrenching loss for Axford, who gave up a three-run homer in the ninth to Chicagos Dayan Viciedo on Sunday as the White Sox rallied for a 4-3 win. In that game, Cleveland catcher George Kottaras homered twice, becoming the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two plate appearances, and Corey Kluber struck out 13. "Bad pitch," Axford said of his fastball to Escobar that caught too much of the plate. "Its unbelievable. Its a shame that my performances have kind of taken precedence over a great hitting performance by George and outstanding pitching performances by Kluber and Zach." Caleb Thielbar (2-0) pitched a perfect ninth and Glen Perkins struck out two in the 10th for his eighth save. Escobar came in for Pedro Floriman and grounded out with two runners on in the seventh. He more than atoned with his game-winning shot into the seats. "Its a great feeling to be able to come up with a big swing in that spot," he said. "Im really happy for the team more than anything else." The Indians, who only got two runners to second base, had been the only team in the majors not to play in an extra-inning game. Cleveland has dropped eight of 10, and scoring is a huge issue. The Indians have scored three runs or less in 19 of their 32 games. "Were fairly inconsistent right now," manager Terry Francona said. "Even in hitters counts, were not getting real good swings. I think when its team wide, everyone is trying to do much. Its a good quality but weve got to fight through it together and keep the line moving and were not doing that." Both teams got strong efforts from their starting pitchers. Minnesotas Kyle Gibson allowed only two hits in seven scoreless innings, and Clevelands Zach McAllister gave up five hits while blanking the Twins over 6 2-3 shutout innings. The Twins played without first baseman Joe Mauer, who is day-to-day with lower back spasms. Gibson has been blessed with an abundance of runs all season. The Twins came in averaging 7.14 runs in his first five starts, but they couldnt push one across against McAllister, who was pitching on regular rest after going on three days last week in Los Angeles. Gibson and second baseman Brian Dozier combined on a sparkling defensive play in the fourth. Michael Brantley hit a grounder toward right that Dozier stopped with a dive before spinning in one motion and throwing toward first. With first baseman Chris Colabello out of position, Gibson alertly covered and snagged Doziers throw on one hop before sliding into the bag ahead of Brantley. "The only thing that could have made that play more funny than it was, was if Colabello had gotten hit right in the butt," Gardenhire said. "He had no clue where the ball was going. That was a great, athletic play by Dozier. Ive never seen a pitcher go sliding into first base like that to catch a throw." NOTES: Indians OF Michael Bourn missed his second straight game with a tight right hamstring, the same one he had surgically repaired in October. Bourn could be headed to the disabled list for the second time this season if it doesnt respond. ... Cleveland placed DH Jason Giambi on the DL with a strained calf muscle. The 43-year-old is 0-for-10 this season. ... Twins rookie SS Danny Santana made his major league debut as a pinch-runner in the seventh and nearly got picked off second. Indians manager Terry Francona challenged the safe call but it was upheld. Santana got his first big-league hit in the ninth. ... Indians RHP Josh Tomlin will make his first start Tuesday since July 27, 2012, three weeks before undergoing Tommy John surgery. ... Twins RHP Samuel Deduno will start Tuesday after seven relief appearances. He had shoulder surgery in September. Jordon Ibe Liverpool Jersey UK . Nine years later, he might have finally figured it out. He had only five rounds in the 60s in his previous eight trips. Ben Davies Jersey UK . - Even with a new coach, the Denver Nuggets still love to push the basketball.Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Kemba Walker scored nine of Charlottes last 10 points to lead the Hornets to a 98-94 comeback win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. Walker totaled 31 points, giving him his third 30-point game in a row for the Hornets, who have won all three. Gerald Henderson added 16 points, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist chipped in 13 points and 12 rebounds. Anthony Davis had 32 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks for the Pelicans, who have lost three of their last four. New Orleans led by as much as 13 in the second half but could not hang on. The Pelicans also got 16 points, nine assists and six rebounds from Jrue Holiday, and Eric Gordon contributed 14 points. Brian Roberts triple on the opening possession of the fourth quarter tied the game for the first time since late in the first, but Davis dunk on the other end put the Pelicans back in front. For the next 4 1/2 minutes, neither team led by more than two until a 6-0 Hornets run capped by Jason Maxiells jumper put Charlotte ahead 84-79 with 6:25 left. The Hornets ran their lead up to as many as eight points, but after Davis scored the next five, Gordons 3 with 1:59 to go tied the game. Coming out of a timeout with 23 seconds remaining, Walker hit a fadeaway jumper over Davis to put Charlotte up 94-92. Davis layup tied the game on the other end, but that left too much time for Walker. With seconds remaining, the Hornets went up again on an acrobatic shot from Walker. He drove to the basket, pulled up for a jumper and hit the shot despite coontact from Holiday. Ryan Mason Jersey UK. His free throw completed the three-point play to give Charlotte a 97-94 lead with 1.4 seconds left. The Hornets stole the inbounds pass to seal the win. I was just trying to make a play, said Walker. Time was running down, and I was just trying to get as far as I can to the basket. The first quarter was controlled by the Pelicans. New Orleans scored the first six points of the game and led 27-20 after one thanks to a three-point play by Davis with 20 seconds to go in the quarter. The Hornets tightened up their defense in the second period and limited New Orleans to 35 percent shooting. After Davis turnaround jumper with 2:24 to go in the half put the Pelicans up 10, Walker scored the final five points of the quarter for the Hornets as New Orleans led 48-41 at halftime. After Gordons 3-pointer with 6:35 to go in the third gave the Pelicans a 13- point lead, Charlotte started a 10-0 run with eight points from Henderson to pull within three. We just fell apart, said Pelicans coach Monty Williams. We didnt share the ball, the thing weve been talking about. Especially down the stretch, the ball just stuck. Walker closed the third with four straight points to cut Charlottes deficit to 70-67 after three. Game Notes Roberts scored 10 off the bench ... Tyreke Evans scored 10 points and had seven boards for New Orleans ... The Pelicans shot 6-of-18 from beyond the arc, and the Hornets made 4-of-14 ... Each team had 43 rebounds, 40 points in the paint and 11 second-chance points. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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