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Series Summary

Final 1-1
Fri 8/11 9 @ 4
Sat 8/12 11 @ 12
Grand Rapids Press Aug 12, 2017
Tigers, Twins preview: 2 teams trending in opposite directions

Tigers, Twins preview: 2 teams trending in opposite directions

If the playoffs started today, the Minnestoa Twins would hold the American Leagues second wild card spot. The Twins were sellers at the trade deadline but have won six games in a row. Jordan Zimmermann will start for the Tigers Friday night against the Houston Astros (photo by Mike Mulholland | MLive).Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com  Jordan Zimmermann will start for the Tigers Friday night against the Houston Astros (photo by Mike Mulholland | MLive).Evan Woodbery | ewoodbery@mlive.com 
Larry Brown Sports Aug 11, 2017

Tigers manager has no explanation for Castellanos’ blunder

Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos committed one of the worst blunders on the bases we’ve seen in a while, and not even his manager could defend him for it. Castellanos was on second base with one out and his Tigers trailing the Minnesota Twins 7-4 in the bottom of the 8th on Friday night....Read More
Twinkie Town Aug 11, 2017
Twins 9, Tigers 4: Twins streak hits six

Twins 9, Tigers 4: Twins streak hits six

This is happening. This is happening. This is happening. In a game where Kyle Gibson once again couldn’t get through five innings and Miguel Sano continued to slump, of course the Minnesota Twins cruised to a 9-4 victory over Detroit. The Tigers scored first, as Eddie Rosario appeared to mistime a jump that would have robbed Mikie Mahtook of a solo dong in the first. Rosario more than made up for that apparent miscue, belting a 3-run dong in the fourth to give Minnesota a lead they wouldn’t surrender. Max Kepler added to the lead with his own 2-run sloppy-ass tater to make it 5-1 in the...
Washington Times Aug 11, 2017

Kepler and Rosario lead Twins over Tigers, 9-4

DETROIT (AP) - Max Kepler and Eddie Rosario homered and drove in three runs each as the Minnesota Twins extended their winning streak to six games with a 9-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Mikie Mahtook homered for Detroit, which has lost six of seven. Twins starter ...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 11, 2017
Long ball haunts Anibal Sanchez, Tigers run out of rally in loss to Twins

Long ball haunts Anibal Sanchez, Tigers run out of rally in loss to Twins

Five days after giving up five home runs in three innings, Sanchez allowed two more in the Detroit Tigers 9-4 loss. DETROIT -- During his brief mid-summer resurgence, Anibal Sanchez seemed to have vanquished the long ball. Now the home runs are back and so are Sanchez's struggles. Five days after giving up five home runs in three innings, Sanchez allowed two more in the Detroit Tigers' 9-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins Friday night at Comerica Park. As is often the case with Sanchez, the rest of the start had plenty of bright spots. Sanchez lasted six innings,...

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