Detroit sports glance: Kinsler’s big bat leads Tigers over Twins

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 4, Twins – Ian Kinsler’s RBI double in the eighth inning led the Tigers to a victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

LSJ Logo incertKinsler knocked in three runs for Detroit, while Yoesnis Cespedes had an RBI double.

Detroit starting pitcher David Price picked up the victory, allowing two unearned runs on five hits in eightEye on the D innings.

Joakim Soria closed out the game, earning his 20th save of the season for Detroit.

Detroit will play the Twins on Friday night looking for their third straight win.

Record: 44-41

3rd Place in AL Central (7 games behind Kansas City)

1.5 game behind Minnesota for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 86

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 79

Next Game: 07/10/2015 @ Minnesota Twins 8:10 p.m. @ Target Field

Hitting Stats: Ian Kinsler HR (3) 3 RBI (39), Yoenis Cespedes 2B (26) RBI (47), Anthony Gose 2B (13).

Pitching Stats: David Price W (9-2) 8 IP 5 H 2 R 0 ER 3 BB 8 K, Joakim Soria SV (20) 1 IP 1 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 0 K.

 

 

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