Eduardo Escobar and Kurt Suzuki each drove in a run in the seventh to lift the Twins to a 3-2 win over the Tigers in Minnesota.
Danny Santana had three hits and an RBI for the Twins, who have won four out of six.
Mike Pelfrey struck out seven over seven innings to improve his record to 2-and-0.
Glen Perkins earned his sixth save.
Anthony Gose and Yoenis Cespedes knocked in the runs for Detroit.
Anibal Sanchez allowed all three runs in seven inningss to fall to 1-and-3.
The two teams square off this afternoon in Minnesota, with Shane Greene (3-1) on the mound for the Tigers against the Twins Phil Hughes, who is winless at 0-4.
The first pitch is at 1:10.
Minnesota Twins 3, Detroit Tigers 2
Arizona Diamondbacks 12, Colorado Rockies 5Arizona
Oakland A’s, 6, LA Angels 2
San Francisco Giants 2, LA Dodgers 1
Houston Astros 14, San Diego 3
Chicago Cubs 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Seattle Mariners 2, Texas Rangers 1
St. Louis Cardinals 11, Philadelphia Phillies 5
NY Yankees 4, Tampa Bay Rays 2
Cincinnati Reds 4, Milwaukee Brewers 2
Washington Nationals 13, Atlanta Braves 12
Miami 4, NY Mets 3
Kansas City Royals 11, Cleveland Indians 5
Toronto Blue Jays 11, Boston Red Sox 8
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports