Twins Blow Late Lead;Winning Streak Ends
DETROIT – The Minnesota Twins lost 12-11 to the Detroit Tigers Saturday night.
The Twins went into the bottom of the 9th inning leading 11-10. Minnesota relief pitcher Matt Belisle was on the mound to close out the game.
Belisle gave up a single to the first batter he faced, and one batter later Justin Upton smashed a two-run walk-off home run to left field. For his efforts Belisle earned a blown-save and the loss.
Joe Mauer led the Twins with a five RBI night.