The Minnesota Twins (15-32) fell to the Detroit Tigers (23-24), 6-3, on Saturday. The Twins just didn't have an answer for the Tigers' lineup while their own couldn't make up for the struggles on the mound.
Denard Span went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored and Ben Revere went 3-for-4 to lead the Twins. But those numbers didn't help Twins starter Carl Pavano as the righty was rocked for six runs on 10 hits in 4.1 innings to drop to just 2-4 on the season. After keeping it close heading into the fifth inning, the Tigers put up four-runs in the fifth to break open the game.
Miguel Cabrera went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Andy Dirks went 2-for-4 with two RBIs to lead the Tigers. Prince Fielder also had a big game, going 4-for-4 with an RBI as the Tigers totaled 12 hits for the game.
The Twins' lack of pitching couldn't make up for a lineup that was able to put up three runs against a solid outing by the Tigers' Max Scherzer who went 5.1 innings on six hits with nine strikeouts.
The Twins fell to 2-10 in their last 12 home games against the Tigers.
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