Twins Edge Tigers 7-6

Automated InsightsAugust 22, 2013

Ryan Doumit went 2-5 with one home run and Glen Perkins earned his 30th save of the season as Minnesota stopped any hopes of a rally to take care of Detroit, 7-6.

With the score tied at 2-2 in the top of the fifth and the Twins up to bat, Doumit drove in Justin Morneau and Chris Herrmann with a three-run shot off starter Justin Verlander. With the game again tied at 6-6 in the top of the eighth, the Twins went on top for good when Herrmann hit a double off Drew Smyly to drive in Doug Bernier.

Andrew Albers (2-1) pitched 5 2/3 innings, earning a no-decision after he gave up five runs on nine hits with four strikeouts and one walk. Perkins got the save after working one inning giving up no runs on one hit and walking one. Bruce Rondon (1-2) picked up the loss after pitching 2/3 of an inning and giving up one run on no hits with no strikeouts and one walk. Herrmann was terrific at the plate for the Twins, going 3 for 5 with two doubles, a run, and two RBIs. Doumit also had a big game, going 2 for 5 with a home run, a run, and three RBIs. Bryan Holaday went 2 for 2 with a home run, two runs, two RBIs, and a walk in the loss.

The Twins collected a road series win 2-1. They will face the Indians Friday at Progressive Field at 7:05 PM EDT.


Twins Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 98.0 C. Herrmann C 5 3 1 0 2 0 0
A 93.6 R. Doumit RF 5 2 1 1 3 0 1
A- 90.7 B. Dozier 2B 5 2 1 0 1 0 0
B+ 87.4 D. Bernier SS 3 1 2 0 0 1 0
C 74.7 W. Ramirez LF 4 1 0 0 1 0 1
C 73.7 C. Thomas CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
C 73.3 J. Morneau 1B 3 0 1 0 0 2 1
C- 70.0 T. Plouffe 3B 5 1 0 0 0 0 1
D+ 68.3 J. Willingham DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 3


Tigers Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 102.9 B. Holaday C 2 2 2 1 2 1 0
A 96.6 A. Jackson CF 4 2 2 1 3 0 1
A 94.2 P. Fielder 1B 5 3 0 0 1 0 0
A- 90.0 O. Infante 2B 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
B 84.1 J. Iglesias SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 1
C 73.7 M. Tuiasosopo LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
C 72.3 T. Hunter RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1
C- 71.0 V. Martinez DH 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
C- 70.0 B. Pena PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D+ 68.3 M. Cabrera 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2


Twins Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A+ 97.0 J. Burton 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 11
B+ 89.0 C. Fien 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 0 0 12
B 82.4 G. Perkins 1.0 0.00 2.00 1 0 1 9
D+ 67.6 A. Albers 5.2 7.94 1.76 9 4 1 96
F 56.1 J. Roenicke 0.1 27.00 6.00 1 1 1 17


Tigers Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 95.9 A. Alburquerq 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 2 0 16
C 74.5 D. Smyly 0.1 0.00 3.00 1 0 0 4
D+ 69.2 J. Verlander 7.0 7.71 1.86 10 6 3 121
D 65.0 B. Rondon 0.2 13.50 1.50 0 0 1 12