Detroit sports glance: Twins score early and often, beat Tigers 7-1

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Twins 7, Tigers 1 – .The Tigers are now on the brink of ending their streak of AL Central Division championships, as they were defeated on Monday night by the Minnesota Twins.

LSJ Logo incertAndrew Romine knocked in the only run for the Tigers, while James McCann tripled and Nick Castellanos doubled.

Detroit starting pitcher Kyle Lobstein was roughed up, allowing six runs on seven hits in 1 1/3 innings.

The Tigers will look to even the series against the Twins withEye on the D a victory on Tuesday night.

Record: 65-78

5th Place in AL Central (19 games behind Kansas City)

10.5 games behind Texas for last playoff spot.

Misery # (to elimination from AL Central Division title): 1

Misery # (to elimination from playoff contention): 9

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 39

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 31

Next Game: 09/15/2015 at Minnesota Twins 8:10 p.m. @ Target Field

Hitting Stats: Andrew Romine 2B (5) RBI (14), James McCann 3B (5), Nick Castellanos 2B (26).

Pitching Stats: Kyle Lobstein L (3-8) 1.1 IP 7 H 6 R 6 ER 2 BB 2 K.

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