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The Detroit Tigers Beat The Minnesota Twins – Again!

Posted on May 1, 2013 in Professional Sports News.

The Detroit Tigers won their fifth-straight game as they beat the Minnesota Twins in the middle game of a three game series 6-to-1 last night at Comerica Park.

Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder each hit two run home runs, Alex Avila added a solo shot and Victor Martinez went three-for-four at the plate.             The Tigers knocked 13 hits.

Justin Verlander improved his record to 3-2. He allowed one run on five hits while striking out eight over seven innings.

 

The Tigers will go for the three-game series sweep this afternoon at Comerica Park. First pitch is set for 1:08 p.m.

Anibal Sanchez (3-1, 1.34 ERA) will start for the Tigers, and the Twins will counter with Scott Diamond (1-2, 4.32 ERA).

 

In other games….it was the San Diego Padres 13, and the Chicago Cubs 7…and the  Milwaukee Brewers 12 beat the Pittsburgh Pirates  12 to 8.

 

By:  Mike Plourde       for Great Lakes Radio Sports