Twins Downed 7-1 by Tigers

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Wilkin Ramirez had two hits to earn a game grade of 89.1 (B+) but the Twins fell to Detroit, 7-1. The Twins gave up at least two hits to four different Tigers in the loss. Minnesota posted a batting average of .182 and a wOBA of .215. On the season they have a .281 batting average and .338 wOBA.

The Twins got on the board in the top of the seventh when Pedro Florimon came in on a single by Brian Dozier off starter Anibal Sanchez. In the bottom of the seventh, the Tigers grabbed the lead for good when Torii Hunter hit a double off Kevin Correia to bring in Austin Jackson and Bryan Holaday. Shortly after, Prince Fielder hit a single off reliever Caleb Thielbar, driving in Hunter. In the last of the scoring that inning, Victor Martinez hit a double off reliever Thielbar driving in Miguel Cabrera to bring the score to 4-1 and knock Thielbar from the ballgame.

Correia lasted 6 2/3 innings and slipped to 8-10 on the season after he was charged with two runs on nine hits with one strikeout and two walks. Drew Smyly (5-0) got the victory after going one inning and allowing no runs on no hits with two strikeouts and no walks. Jackson finished 3 for 5 with two runs in the win.

The Twins will take on the Tigers again Thursday at Comerica Park at 1:08 PM EDT.


Twins Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
B+ 89.1 W. Ramirez LF 4 2 0 0 0 0 1
B+ 89.1 J. Morneau DH 4 2 0 0 0 0 1
C+ 78.9 P. Florimon SS 2 0 1 0 0 1 1
C 73.7 B. Dozier 2B 4 1 0 0 1 0 1
C 72.7 C. Thomas CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 2
C 72.0 R. Doumit C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
D 62.0 T. Plouffe 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- 61.0 C. Herrmann RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
F 59.0 C. Colabello 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3


Tigers Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A 94.2 A. Jackson CF 5 3 2 0 0 0 1
A 92.7 T. Hunter RF 5 2 2 0 2 0 0
A- 91.6 V. Martinez DH 4 2 0 0 1 1 0
B+ 88.0 J. Iglesias SS 4 2 0 0 0 0 1
B 84.0 A. Dirks LF 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
C+ 79.0 M. Cabrera 3B 4 1 1 0 3 1 0
C+ 78.7 B. Holaday C 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
C 75.7 O. Infante 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ 69.3 P. Fielder 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1
D+ 68.0 D. Kelly PH 2 0 0 0 0 0 0


Twins Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 93.7 C. Fien 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 3
B- 81.5 K. Correia 6.2 2.70 1.65 9 1 2 104
C 76.0 M. Tonkin 1.0 0.00 4.00 3 1 1 26
F 55.7 C. Thielbar 0.0 1 1 0 10


Tigers Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 97.4 J. Veras 1.1 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 23
A+ 97.0 D. Smyly 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 14
A- 90.2 A. Sanchez 6.2 1.35 1.20 6 8 2 112