Detroit Tigers Homer Home Victory Over Minnesota Twins


One team has something to play for, one team does not. Shockingly, the team that has something to play for won on Thursday evening. Okay, that’s not a shock at all.

The Detroit Tigers took Trevor May deep twice early and the Minnesota Twins could never recover from it. Victor Martinez hit a two-run blast in the first and Miguel Cabrera added a solo shot in the fourth to give the Tigers all the runs they would need.

Joe Mauer hit a two-run double in the fifth, but those were the only runs that the Twins could push across the Detroit plate. Rajai Davis, remember when he was rumored to be becoming a Twin before the season, hit an RBI double himself in the seventh to give the Tigers a final lead of 4-2.

Trevor May lasted six innings for the Twins giving up three runs on five hits while striking out seven. May ends his major league stint this year with a 3-6 record and a 7.88 ERA.

Max Scherzer toed the rubber for Detroit on Thursday. Scherzer went six innings, gave up two runs while striking out nine. Scherzer ends his regular season at 18-5 with a 3.19 ERA.

Offensive MVP of the night for the Twins goes to Mr. Mauer for the RBI-double. Only Mauer and Oswaldo Arcia went for extra bases in the ballgame.

The boxscore for Thursday night.