By Dave Hart
Twins 6, Tigers 2 – The Tigers are now officially eliminated from playoff contention, after losing to the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.
Nick Castellanos and James McCann each knocked in a run for the Tigers.
Detroit starting pitcher Alfredo Simon took the loss, allowing four runs on eight hits in eight innings.
Detroit General Manager Al Avila announced before the game that the Tigers will retain Manager Brad Ausmus for the 2016 season.
5th Place in AL Central (17 games behind Kansas City)
Next Game: 09/26/2015 vs Minnesota Twins 7:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park
Hitting Stats: Nick Castellanos 2B (30) RBI (72), James McCann RBI (38), J.D. Martinez 2B (31).
Pitching Stats: Alfredo Simon L (13-11) 8 IP 8 H 4 R 4 ER 1 BB 4 K.