The lowely Minnesota Twins took two out of three from the Detroit Tigers, with an 8-4 win in Minnesota on Wednesday night. The Tigers lead over Kansas City slipped to a half game as the teams prepare to meet in Kansas City for a three game series that will begin on Friday night. Miguel Cabrera had four hits, including two doubles, and an RBI in the loss.
Trailing 2-0 going into the ninth, the Detroit Tigers took the lead on a two-out three-run home run from JD Martinez. However, the Twins came back and scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth off Joe Nathan and beat the Tigers 4-3 on Tuesday night, to end the Tigers four game winning streak. The teams complete a three game series on Wednesday night in Minnesota.
The Detroit Tigers blew a six run lead on Monday night, but used back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning from Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera to beat the Minnesota Twins 8-6 in the first game of a three game series. Kyle Ryan pitched to one batter in the eight and got a double play to earn the win for the Tigers, while Joakim Soria picked up his first save as a Tiger. Game two