Doumit, Twins Beat Tigers 4-2
Ryan Doumit drove in all 4 runs in the Twins’ 4-2 win over Detroit at Target Field Friday night. Doumit hit a 2-run homerun in the 7th inning and added a 2-run double in the 8th. The Twins managed only 4 hits for the game. Jared Burton earned the win in relief and Glen Perkins threw a scoreless 9th inning for his 16th save. Scott Diamond started the game for the Twins and threw 7 1/3 innings with 1 earned run allowed.
The Twins are now 66-91 and will play against Detroit again today at 3:05, pregame on WJON at 2:35. P.J. Walters (2-4) gets the start on the mound for the Twins against Justin Verlander (16-8) for the Tigers. The Twins have 5 games left this season.