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    In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
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    Sunday, May 5 (All times Eastern)

    Minnesota Twins (12-14) at Cleveland Indians (14-13), 1:05 p.m.

    Probable Starting Pitchers: Minnesota - Mike Pelfrey (2-3, 7.66) Cleveland - Corey Kluber (2-0, 2.25)

    (Sports Network) - American League Central rivals get together at Progressive Field on Sunday, as the Cleveland Indians host the Minnesota Twins in the finale of a three-game set.

    The hottest teams in the AL at the moment, Cleveland is riding a six-game win streak, accounting for nearly half of the team's entire win total to this point. On Saturday the Tribe moved over .500 and to within three games of first place in the division thanks to a 7-3 romp.

    Jason Kipnis, who has five hits and six RBI in the last two games, responded with his second home run of the campaign and a couple of runs scored in the triumph, while designated hitter Nick Swisher notched his third home run of the season.

    Cleveland starter Scott Kazmir threw a solid six innings, allowing two runs on five hits and a walk, fanning seven, as he notched his first win in the majors since Sept. 19, 2010.

    "It feels good to just get that monkey off my back," Kazmir said. "It's been a while. Today felt great."

    Suffering the loss for the Twins was Kevin Correia as he permitted four runs on six hits -- two home runs -- and a couple of walks. He struck out four in five innings even though he threw just 59 strikes on 102 pitches.

    "I just didn't have command of my pitches like I did in my last couple starts," said Correia. "I fell behind guys, and they took advantage."

    Rookie Aaron Hicks, batting just .123 with a slugging percentage of .198 in 24 games this season, notched the first home run of his career for Minnesota as the team bowed for the second straight game and the fourth in five tries. The Twins are now 4 1/2 games off the pace in the division.

    Loser of two straight and three of his last four outings, Mike Pelfrey prepares to take the mound for the Twins this afternoon. In each of those last four contests the right-hander has given up at least four earned runs, which explains why his ERA is currently a whopping 7.66.

    The most recent game for Pelfrey took place on Monday when he permitted four runs on seven hits, two of which were home runs, over the course of 5 1/3 innings. The Wichita State product also issued a pair of walks and struck out only one which means he now has just as many bases-on-balls (seven) as he does strikeouts over the course of 22 1/3 innings.

    Meanwhile, countering for the Tribe will be Corey Kluber, making just his fourth appearance of 2013. The right-hander has been helped tremendously in the last two games against Houston and Kansas City on the road, as the Cleveland offense has come up with a combined 29 runs in those contests.

    Versus the Royals last weekend, Kluber lasted seven innings, permitting two runs on seven hits, striking out six without issuing a single walk.

    Now in his third season in the majors, Kluber has faced the Twins a total of three times previously, but has yet to record a decision.

    Cleveland has now won three straight over the Twins dating back to last season, although prior to the run the team had fallen in 12 out of 14 matchups with Minnesota.

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      Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter Video included

      Updated:

      In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
      More>>

      • Great Stuff

      Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year' Video included

      Updated:

      Boys and Girls Clubs play a vital role in communities across the country. Here in the Bay Area, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serve as a safe place for local kids to learn and grow. Each year, they select somebody who promotes service to the club and shows strong moral character and academic success as their Youth of the Year. Recently, Kassindjaa Montague was given this honor. She sits down with Jenn to tell us her story. More>>

      Furry friends from Suncoast Animal League stop by Video included

      Updated:

      The Suncoast Animal League is a non-profit, no-kill, no-time limit animal rescue agency located in Palm Harbor. Executive Director Rick Chaboudy More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | February 14-15

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
      More>>

      News Now: Tampa Port Authority's President talks growth at the port Video included

      Updated:

      Port Tampa Bay just had their annual State of the Port Luncheon. This week Tampa Port Authority's President and CEO, Paul Anderson, stopped by to give us further insight.  More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | February 7-8 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
      More>>

      Deaf Literacy Center to hold first-ever silent dinner Video included

      Updated:

      For the first time ever in the Tampa Bay area, the Deaf Literacy Center is holding a 100% voices off silent dinner. Everybody working at the restaurant this evening will be deaf or hard of hearing, including servers, cashiers, and bartenders. The event is taking place on February 15th at 4pm at Farmer Boy Restaurant in Clearwater. Pattie Sanchez from The Diversity Initiative, Pinellas Public Library Cooperative's Deaf Literacy Coordinator Rosa Rodriguez, and volunteer/advocate Jenny Locy stop... More>>

      News Now: Media General CEO talks about his career, future for company Video included

      Updated:

      In December, LIN Media and Media General merged to create the second largest broadcasting company in the country. The former CEO and President of LIN Media, Vince Sadusky, was placed at the helm of the new and improved Media General. More>>

      Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

      Updated:

      Earlier this month, Bill Schifino, Jr. was announced as the 2015-16 President-Elect of the Florida Bar. Schifino comes to this position with a strong resume. More>>

      Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

      Updated:

      Joe Guthrie, Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, and Carlton Ward Jr. are embarking on a journey of a lifetime. The trio are setting off on a 70-day, 900 mile trek across the state???without any automobiles.
      More>>

      • Great 38More>>

      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

        Friday, January 16 2015 12:49 PM EST2015-01-16 17:49:27 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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