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Tue. 8/23 Wed. 8/24 Thu. 8/25 Fri. 8/26 Sat. 8/27
@ Min
W 8-3
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@ Min
W 9-4
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Det 8 - 5 Min
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vs. LAA
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vs. LAA
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Tigers-Twins preview

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Detroit Tigers will go for the three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins when the teams play at Target Field on Thursday afternoon.

Detroit owns a 9-2 record against Minnesota this season and has won three-straight games overall. The Twins, after a solid stretch of play in July and into early August have lost their last six dating back to last Thursday against Kansas City.

The Tigers have gotten plenty of offense in the series thus far, scoring eight runs in the opener on Tuesday before posting nine runs in Wednesday's 9-4 victory.

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Leaders
AVG: M. Cabrera.313
HR: M. Cabrera28
RBI: M. Cabrera80
SB: C. Maybin14
W: J. Verlander13
ERA: J. Verlander3.38
Saves: F. Rodríguez34
K: J. Verlander181
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 7253.576-
Detroit 6859.5355
Kansas City 6561.5167.5
Chi White Sox 6065.48012
Minnesota 4978.38624
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .266 (4)
Runs: 588 (9)
Hits: 1157 (5)
Home Runs: 166 (7)
Stolen Bases: 50 (20)
OBP: .327 (9)
SLG: .435 (7)
Total Bases: 1892 (7)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.23 (18)
Runs Allowed: 569 (18)
Saves: 37 (8)
Strikeouts: 926 (25)
OpBA: .263 (21)
OBP: .322 (15)
SLG: .424 (17)
Run Support: 4.72 (9)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/23 B. Parnell Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
8/22 J. Iglesias Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
8/21 D. Machado Sent to Minors
8/21 C. Maybin Removed From 15-Day DL (Sprained left thumb)
8/21 B. Parnell Released
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/11 J. Iglesias Strained left hamstring (on 15-day DL)
8/7 N. Castellanos Fractured left hand (on 15-day DL)
8/5 J. Zimmermann Strained right lat (on 15-day DL)
8/4 C. Maybin off 15-day DL
8/1 M. Pelfrey Lower back strain (on 15-day DL)
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