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Tigers vs Twins preview: Twins look for series win over Tigers

The Minnesota Twins will look to bounce back on Sunday after a 6-4 loss to the Tigers on Saturday and play the role of spoiler as Detroit fights for the American League Central crown in the final weekend of the regular season. The Twins beat the Tigers 4-2 in the series opener on Friday. The Tigers hold a two game lead over the Chicago White Sox headed into Sunday's games.

The Twins will send Liam Hendriks who is 1-8 on the season with a 6.09 ERA to the mound against Anibal Sanchez, 4-3 with a 3.95 ERA, who Minnesota roughed up for 12 hits and five runs in August.

Twins' catcher Joe Mauer enters Sunday's game trailing Miguel Cabrera by just .007 for the American League's batting crown. After going 0-for-3 on Saturday, Mauer is hitting .320 for the season. Cabrera leads all three triple crown categories heading into Sunday's games.

First pitch on Sunday is at 2:10 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on FOX.

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