The Detroit Tigers gained ground in the American League wild card race on Wednesday night, even though they were rained out in Minnesota.
Matt Boyd breezed through 8 innings, backed by home runs from James McCann and Miguel Cabrera as the Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins.
Miguel Cabrera got his 2,500th career hit to help the Tigers pull within seven games of Cleveland.
Another win, but another damaging injury Saturday for the Cleveland Indians.
The Minnesota Twins are finally seeing the Hector Santiago they expected when they acquired him from the Los Angeles Angels.
Miguel Cabrera’s homer broke a seventh-inning tie, and the Detroit Tigers rallied for a crucial victory over the Minnesota Twins.
The Tigers’ loss cost them precious ground in a crowded race for the second AL wild card.
Miguel Cabrera and Ian Kinsler homered, and the Tigers scored two runs in the seventh on close plays at the plate, rallying for a victory.
Chris Tillman pitched six impressive innings and Michael Bourn and Jonathan Schoop homered off Justin Verlander to lead Baltimore to a win.
Baltimore chased Jordan Zimmermann in the second inning and moved back ahead of the Detroit Tigers in the AL wild-card race with a rout.
Victor Martinez hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles.
The Tigers wasted a chance to move into a tie with Baltimore for the second wild card.
The Tigers went 0 for 8 with runners in scoring position in their fourth loss in 15 games.
Upton hit a three-run home run in the 11th inning to lift the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox on Monday.
The Detroit Tigers answered Kansas City’s late rally with another big swing by Justin Upton.