Home Run Ball Fuels Twins Past Tigers 11-5
DETROIT — Three home runs sealed the 11-5 victory for the Minnesota Twins in the final of a three game series against the Detroit Tigers.
Max Kepler, Miguel Sano and Robbie Grossman all homered for the Twins. Phil Hughes allowed four runs and five hits in 5 2/3 innings.
The Tigers struggled on the mound as Jordan Zimmermann allowed five runs in just four innings and walking a career-high five batters.
The Twins stay atop the AL Central at 6-2 in the early season. The team now heads back to Target Center for a 10-game home stand.
The Twins will face the Chicago White Sox starting Friday.