Miguel Cabrera homered and drove in five runs in the first two innings and Justin Verlander struck out 12 to lift the Tigers to a victory.
The Cleveland Indians clinched the AL Central title Monday night in a victory over the Detroit Tigers.
The Tigers fell 1½ games behind Baltimore for the second wild-card spot.
Detroit’s five-game winning streak was stopped, and the Tigers dropped into a tie for the second AL wild card with Baltimore.
The Detroit Tigers homered three times in a victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
The Detroit Tigers moved into the second AL wild-card spot by beating the Minnesota Twins Thursday to sweep a doubleheader.
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.