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Lions-Vikings? Naw, Tigers top Twins by NFL-like 17-14 final

Jul. 28, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Playing to a score befitting an NFL matchup, the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins also were counterpunching like the best of boxers. Detroit finally had enough for a knockout blow. Jeimer Candelario and Eric Haase each drove in...

Cabrera, Haase power Tigers past Twins 6-5 in 11th innings

Jul. 28, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a run-scoring single in the 11th inning after Eric Haase tied the game with a grand slam with one out in the top of the ninth as the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night. Cabrera’s hit scored automatic...

Twins overtake Angels 5-4 with rally in 8th inning

Jul. 24, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have transitioned into development mode in this disappointing season, having traded All-Star slugger Nelson Cruz in the first move of what could be a more significant sell-off. Nick Gordon and Ryan Jeffers took full advantage of...

Mayfield's 3-run homer off Maeda leads Angels past Twins 3-2

Jul. 23, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Heaney found his groove, retiring the last 11 batters he faced. The left-hander rediscovered his belief in his own ability, too. Jack Mayfield hit a three-run homer and Heaney finished seven innings for his longest start...

Candelario, Tigers complete sweep of Twins with 7-0 win

Jul. 18, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jeimer Candelario homered, drove in three runs and started two double plays as the Detroit Tigers finished a weekend sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 7-0 win on Sunday. The game was the seventh in a row between the teams. Minnesota swept a four-game...

Tigers rally for doubleheader sweep against Twins

Jul. 17, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera’s bloop single scored Jonathan Schoop from first base, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Saturday for a doubleheader sweep. The second game was tied at 3 after seven innings, and the Twins went in front when...

Jeffers, Sanó hit homers, lead Happ, Twins over Tigers 5-3

Jul. 08, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Jeffers and Miguel Sanó homered, leading J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins over the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday night. Jeffers’ homer with one out in the fifth inning marked Minnesota’s first runner against Tigers starter Tarik Skubal. ...

All-Star Lynn wins 6-1 as White Sox improve to 10-2 vs Twins

Jul. 07, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lance Lynn allowed one run over six innings in his first start since earning a spot on the AL All-Star team, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 Wednesday after cutting outfielder Adam Eaton. Tim Anderson had four hits and Leury...

Perez, Alberto go deep as Royals rally past Twins 7-4

Jul. 03, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez celebrated his selection for the All-Star Home Run Derby in the most appropriate way possible. The Kansas City catcher swatted a pitch from Twins starter J.A. Happ that was nowhere near the strike zone into the right-field stands...

Collins, White Sox complete sweep of Twins with 8-5 win

Jul. 01, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Zack Collins hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning and the Chicago White Sox scored at least seven runs for the fourth straight game, completing a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins 8-5 on Thursday. Chicago got four runs off Minnesota’s...