Tigers Beat Twins And The Weather
The Twins lost 10-2 at home to the Detroit Tigers Tuesday night. The two teams had to endure a 64-minute rain/hail delay in the 4th inning. The field was cleared of hail and play resumed. Francisco Liriano threw 3 innings with 3 hits and 4 earned runs allowed to take the loss and drop to 2-5. He left the game in the 4th inning with a sore throat and flu-like symptoms. Rene Tosoni hit a solo homerun and Luke Hughes added an RBI double. Minnesota is 12-22 and is 11 games back of Cleveland in the American League Central. The Twins have the worst record in baseball. Minnesota has lost 4 straight games. The Twins and Tigers wrapup the 2-game series at Target Field today at 12:10, pregame on WJON at 11:40. Righthander Scott Baker (2-2) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander Phil Coke (1-5) toes the rubbber for the Tigers.