The Twins beat the Tigers 5-1 Thursday afternoon to earn a split in the 4-game series. Hector Santiago threw 5 2/3 innings with 6 hits and 1 earned run allowed to get the win and improve to 12-8 this season.
The Twins lost 2-1 in 10 innings in Detroit to the Tigers Tuesday night. Ian Kinsler drove in Anthony Gose in the 10th inning with a single to end the game. The lone Twins' run came in the 8th inning when Danny Santana tripled and Torii Hunter drove him in with a sacrifice fly.