Alex Kirilloff and Ryan Jeffers drove in runs for the Twins, who dropped the primary two video games of the sequence
Detroit starter Joey Wentz (1-7) allowed two runs and two hits in six innings. He struck out a career-high 9 batters and walked one whereas additionally throwing a career-high 107 pitches.
Each groups mixed for simply six hits within the recreation and neither had a base runner till Tigers third baseman Zack Quick walked with two outs within the fifth
Miguel Cabrera hit the subsequent pitch into the left-field nook. Quick tried to attain from first however was thrown out at residence on the relay. The Tigers challenged, however the name was upheld
Wentz retired the primary 13 batters earlier than Royce Lewis walked with one out within the fifth. Willi Castro adopted with the primary base hit for Minnesota, a floor ball by way of the left facet.
After a mound go to, Kirilloff grounded the subsequent pitch into proper area to attain Lewis from second for a 1-0 lead.
With runners on the corners, Quick made a diving backhand cease on a tough grounder by Jeffers and obtained the drive out at second, however Castro scored from third on the play for a 2-0 lead.
Within the Twins‘ first bullpen recreation of the yr, Jose De Leon made his first begin of the season and retired all six batters he confronted
Emilio Pagan adopted with 1 2/3 hitless innings earlier than giving technique to left-hander Brent Headrick, who was recalled from Triple-A St. Paul on Saturday and was making his first look since April 26.
Headrick allowed one hit in 2 1/3 scoreless innings earlier than Brock Stewart took over within the seventh and retired the facet on 5 pitches.
Griffin Jax gave up a looping single into shallow left by Nick Maton to start out the eighth, however the Twins adopted with a 5-4-3 double play
Zach McKinstry led off the ninth with a single off Jhoan Duran, however he additionally benefited from a 5-4-3 double play earlier than securing his ninth save.
–Discipline Stage Media