The Tigers hung on for a 5-4 win over the Twins in Minneapolis Tuesday night.
Victor Martinez went three-for-four at the plate with two RBIs.
Anthony Gose, Nick Castellanos and Andrew Romine each batted in a run.
Alfredo Simon got his 13th win of the season, giving up three runs on eight hits while striking out four in six and one third innings.
Bruce Rondon picked up his fifth save of the year.
In tonight’s series finale, Daniel Norris will start for Detroit.
Minnesota will send Ervin Santana to the mound.
First pitch is 8:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Chicago Cubs 4 (game-one)
Baltimore Orioles 6, Boston Red Sox 5 (13 innings)
Washington Nationals 4, Philadelphia Phillies 0
Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh Pirates 1 (game-two)
Kansas City Royals 2, Cleveland Indians 0
Atlanta Braves 3, Toronto Blue Jays 2
Miami Marlins 9, New York Mets 3
Tampa Bay Rays 6, New York Mets 3
Texas Rangers 6, Houston Astros 5
Oakland Athletics 17, Chicago White Sox 6
St. Louis Cardinals 3, Milwaukee Brewers 1 (10 innings)
Detroit Tigers 5, Minnesota Twins 4
Arizona Diamondbacks 6, San Diego Padres 4
Los Angeles Angels 4, Seattle Mariners 3
Colorado Rockies 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 4 (16 innings)
Cincinnati Reds 9, San Francisco Giants 8 (10 innings)
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports