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Minnesota Twins Detroit Tigers Game Ends in 15-6 Twins Victory - Recap

Nelson Cruz swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 5 runs as his Twins defeated Detroit 15-6 at Comerica Park.

Minnesota won as a -155 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9 were rewarded at the payout window.

Matt Shoemaker earned the victory for the Twins, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Derek Holland worked 1.1 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Wilson Ramos in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 14 hits, while Detroit only had 8.

The game was closed out by Randy Dobnak who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 5 hits, 1 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.