Tigers Edge Twins 9-7
The Twins lost 9-7 to Detroit at home Wednesday to get swept in the 2-game series. Brandon Inge tripled in the go-ahead run in 9th inning off Matt Capps to propell the Tigers to the win. The Twins came from behind to take the lead only to give it up. Jason Kubel went 2-3 with a homerun with 4 RBIs and Matt Tolbert, Justin Morneau and Danny Valencia each had 2 hits for Minnesota. Scott Baker started the game and threw 4 1/3 innings with 6 hits and 5 earned runs allowed and didn’t figure in the final decision. The Twins are 12-23 and are 11 games back of Cleveland for first place in the American League Central. Minnesota is off today and will begin a 3-game series at Target Field against Toronto Friday night at 7:10, pregame on WJON at 6:40. Righthander Carl Pavano (2-4) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander Ricky Romero (2-4) toes the rubber for the Blue Jays.