The Twins Beat
Former All-Star starter still feeling lingering pain in his surgically repaired pitching finger.
Hanging curveball to Mahtook turned a fifth-inning threat into a game-winning homer.
The rookie righthander started his career with four shutout innings, so Paul Molitor hopes nerves are no longer a problem.
The Twins outlasted Matthew Boyd to win 5-4 on Friday on Joe Mauer's three-run homer in the seventh
The Twins unleashed big offense Thursday night in a 15-8 victory.
The Twins scored a season-high 15 runs on Thursday, which also was the most the Tigers have allowed in a game this season.
Liriano was a great rookie for the Twins 12 years ago, but injuries have derailed his promising career.
The teams finish their two-game series with a matinee at Target Field.
From the first pitch, Jake Odorizzi was an effective pitcher on Tuesday. That seems to be critical for the righthander.
Only three Twins starters were in the lineup when the teams last met in Pittsburgh last April.
This is the final game of a seven-game road trip against AL Central teams.
Logan Morrison's season is over as he was placed on the disabled list with the same left hip impingement that landed him on the list one month ago.
Kyle Gibson is on the mound tonight as the Twins face Detroit and try to snap a three-game losing streak.
Kohl Stewart is a former fourth overall pick of the 2013 draft who has methodically worked his way up the Twins farm system to finally get his shot.
Ervin Santana is on the mound tonight as the Twins open a three-game series at Comerica Park against the Tigers
The Twins will send Jose Berrios to the mound on Wednesday looking to shake off Wednesday's walk-off loss and split the four-game series at Progressive Field
Meanwhile, Jake Odorizzi is on the mound tonight as the Twins face Mike Clevinger and the Indians
The lefthander left the game after five innings on Tuesday when he strained his wrist while throwing what turned out to be his final pitch of the night.
Scattered showers in the area forced the grounds crew to roll out the tarp, and the game at Progressive Field is in a rain delay.
The Twins called Mitch Garver to the mound Monday, making him the latest position player in MLB to pitch this season. Garver hit 68 to 81 on the gun.