By Dave Hart
Tigers 6, Twins 4 – Rajai Davis’ two-run home run in the eighth inning propelled the Tigers over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
Victor Martinez hit a double and knocked in two runs for Detroit, while Nick Castellanos had two doubles.
Alex Wilson got the win pitching a scoreless eighth inning, while Neftali Feliz picked up his ninth save of the season.
The Tigers will look to get the series victory with a win over the Twins on Saturday night.
5th Place in AL Central (17 games behind Kansas City)
8 games behind Houston for last playoff spot.
Misery # (to elimination from playoff contention): 2
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 18
Next Game: 09/26/2015 vs Minnesota Twins 7:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park
Hitting Stats: Rajai Davis HR (8) 2 RBI (29), Victor Martinez 2B (20) 2 RBI (64), Ian Kinsler 2B (35) RBI (73), Dixon Machado RBI (4), Nick Castellanos 2 2B (29).
Pitching Stats: Alex Wilson W (3-3) 1 IP 1 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 0 K, Neftali Feliz SV (9) 1 IP 0 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 1 K, Matt Boyd 6 IP 1 H 4 R 2 ER 4 BB 4 K.