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.
Scott Diamond pitched six solid innings, and the Minnesota Twins got to Anibal Sanchez early in a 6-2 win over Detroit on Wednesday that snapped the Tigers’ five-game winning streak.
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe threw out the first pitch in Tuesday’s matchup between the Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers.
Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder each hit a two-run homer, Justin Verlander pitched seven strong innings and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.