MINNEAPOLIS, MN (WTVB) - Victor Martinez tallied three hits with a two-run homer and four RBI to help the Tigers to a 13-4 over the Twins at Target Field. Torii Hunter totaled four RBI as well while Rajai Davis had a home run for Detroit. Don Kelly chipped in two RBI as the Tigers won a second straight after losing three in-a-row. Max Scherzer threw five innings to pick up his 15th win of the season.
Kyle Gibson got rocked for five runs in four-and-two-thirds innings to fall to 11-and-10 for Minnesota. Kennys Vargas went 3-for-5 and Danny Santana doubled in two runs in defeat.
The Tigers are now 2 games behind Kansas City in the American League Central. They take the day off today before starting a three game series with the Yankees at Comerica Park tomorrow night.