Miguel Cabrera hit two long home runs and James McCann hit an inside-the-park home run as the Tigers outslugged the Twins 10-7 at Target Field.
McCann had four hits in the game.
Detroit starter Shane Greene was tagged for all seven Minnesota runs.
Tom Gorzelany picked up the win in relief while Joakim Soria added another save.
Casey Fien took the loss for Minnesota.
The Tigers open up a four game series in Kansas City tonight.
Detroit Tigers 10, Minnesota Twins 7
Arizona Diamondbacks 9, Colorado Rockies 1
LA Angels 6, Oakland A’s, 3
LA Dodgers 7, San Francisco Giants 3,
Houston Astros 14, San Diego 3
Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Chicago Cubs 1
Seattle Mariners 5, Texas Rangers 2
St. Louis Cardinals 5, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Tampa Bay Rays 3, NY Yankees 2
Cincinnati Reds 4, Milwaukee Brewers 2
Washington Nationals 13, Atlanta Braves 4
Miami 7, NY Mets 3
Cleveland Indians 7 Kansas City Royals 5
Boston Red Sox 4, Toronto Blue Jays 1
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports