By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Twins 7, Tigers 1 – The Tigers lost their third game in a row to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon.

Victor Martinez hit a double for Detroit while Marc Krauss knocked in the lone Tigers run.

Detroit starting pitcher Shane Green pitched the loss in his comeback to the Major Leagues, allowing seven runs on seven hits in 4 2/3 innings.

The Tigers head into the break nine games behind first-place in the

division and three and a half behind for the final playoff spot.

Detroit will start the second half of the season against the Baltimore Orioles, starting on Friday night.

Record: 44-44

3rd Place in AL Central (9 games behind Kansas City)

3.5 game behind Houston for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 85

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 78

Next Game: 07/17/2015 vs Baltimore Orioles 7:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park

Hitting Stats: Victor Martinez 2B (12), Marc Krauss RBI (8).

Pitching Stats: Shane Greene L (4-7) 4.2 IP 7 H 7 R 7 ER 3 BB 2 K.