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Kepler and Rosario Lead Twins Over Tigers, 9-4

Minnesota Twins bring home the win Minnesota Twins bring home the win | 

Associated Press
August 11, 2017 09:40 PM

DETROIT (AP) - Max Kepler and Eddie Rosario homered and drove in three runs each as the Minnesota Twins extended their winning streak to six games with a 9-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

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Mikie Mahtook homered for Detroit, which has lost six of seven.

Twins starter Kyle Gibson allowed three runs, five hits and two walks in 4 2/3 innings, departing one out before he was eligible for the win.

Anibal Sanchez (3-3) took the loss, allowing five runs and eight hits in six innings. He struck out six without walking a batter.

The Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the first on Mahtook's second homer in as many days. It was his eighth homer of the year - one short of his career high - and 20th of his career.


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