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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
B+89.1W. RamirezLF4200001
B+89.1J. MorneauDH4200001
C+78.9P. FlorimonSS2010011
C73.7B. Dozier2B4100101
C72.7C. ThomasCF4100002
C72.0R. DoumitC3000012
D62.0T. Plouffe3B4000000
D-61.0C. HerrmannRF4000001
F59.0C. Colabello1B4000003

Tigers Offense
A94.2A. JacksonCF5320001
A92.7T. HunterRF5220200
A-91.6V. MartinezDH4200110
B+88.0J. IglesiasSS4200001
B84.0A. DirksLF3100000
C+79.0M. Cabrera3B4110310
C+78.7B. HoladayC3110000
C75.7O. Infante2B4110000
D+69.3P. Fielder1B4000011
D+68.0D. KellyPH2000000

Twins Pitching
A93.7C. Fien0.10.000.000003
B-81.5K. Correia6.22.701.65912104
C76.0M. Tonkin1.00.004.0031126
F55.7C. Thielbar0.011010

Tigers Pitching
A+97.4J. Veras1.10.000.0002023
A+97.0D. Smyly1.00.000.0002014
A-90.2A. Sanchez6.21.351.20682112

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