A six run second inning got the Minnesota Twins off and running, on their way to a 12-4 win over the Detroit Tigers in the first game of a double header on Saturday. Kennys Vargas hit two doubles and drove in five runs for the Twins, who also got three RBI each from Joe Mauer and Jordan Schafer. In two games the Twins have scored 32 runs on 34 hits against Detroit pitching.
The Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 20-6 on Friday night in Minnesota. The Twins had 20 hits, including five from Eduardo Escobar, who was a double shy of the cycle. Tigers pitchers walked nine in the game and the Tigers made two errors. Escobar, Danny Santana, Oswaldo Arcia, and Trevor Plouffe all hit home runs for the Twins, while Ian Kinsler homered for the
The Detroit Lions beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-12 on Friday night in pre-season action at Ford Field. Reggie Bush had two carries for 95 yards and scored on an 86 yard run for the Lions, who also got a one yard TD run from George Winn. Matt Stafford was 10 of 16 for 98 yards and Dan Orlovsky completed nine of eleven passes for 74 yards. The Lions (2-1) close out the