Doug Fister held Minnesota hitless until the sixth inning and Torii Hunter connected for his 300th career home run, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Twins 5-2 Sunday.
P.J. Walters outdueled the Detroit Tigers’ Doug Fister in his season debut with the Minnesota Twins but unearned runs have helped spoil a pair of respectable outings for the right-hander recently.
Trevor Plouffe had three hits, including a two-run homer, in his return to the Twins lineup, and Sam Deduno held Detroit in check over seven innings in Minnesota’s 6-3 victory over the Tigers on Saturday night.
With a dominant effort, Anibal Sanchez came within two outs of history the last time he faced the Minnesota Twins.
Prince Fielder broke open a scoreless game with a two-run double in the sixth inning, the spark that Rick Porcello and the Detroit Tigers used to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 on Friday night.
Max Scherzer pitched six solid innings to remain undefeated on the season, and Avisail Garcia broke the game open with a bases-loaded triple, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Sunday.
Scherzer looks to improve to 7-0 on Sunday when the Tigers complete a four-game home series with the Minnesota Twins.
Joe Mauer provided the early power, and P.J. Walters gave Minnesota the start it needed on that mound.
Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the ninth inning for the Tigers only to be spoiled by a base hit from Joe Mauer but the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-0 Friday night.
A week ago, it looked like the Tigers were recalling their closer from the minor leagues.