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L 6-9
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W 8-5
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Det 0 - 5 Min
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Twins seek rare home series win vs. Tigers

Left-hander Martin Perez gets the start Sunday afternoon for the American League Central-leading Minnesota Twins, who will try to win just their second home series since the All-Star break when they face the Detroit Tigers at Target Field in Minneapolis.

Minnesota, which leads the Cleveland Indians by 2 1/2 games, is just 10-14 at home since the break and has won just one of the seven series at Target Field, a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals on Aug. 2-4.

The Twins, who dropped the series opener to Detroit 9-6 on Friday, bounced back from an early 4-1 deficit to even the series on Saturday night with an 8-5 victory.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Polanco.295
HR: M. Kepler35
RBI: M. Kepler86
SB: B. Buxton14
W: J. Odorizzi13
ERA: J. Berríos3.53
Saves: T. Rogers20
K: J. Berríos155
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Minnesota 7851.605-
Cleveland 7654.5852.5
Chi White Sox 5970.45719
Kansas City 4585.34633.5
Detroit 3988.30738
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .271 (4)
Runs: 754 (3)
Hits: 1242 (2)
Home Runs: 251 (1)
Stolen Bases: 26 (30)
OBP: .337 (6)
SLG: .501 (1)
Total Bases: 2293 (1)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.18 (8)
Runs Allowed: 606 (11)
Saves: 38 (4)
Strikeouts: 1126 (16)
OpBA: .256 (18)
OBP: .317 (9)
SLG: .418 (9)
Run Support: 5.81 (2)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/24 R. Harper Sent to Minors
8/24 C. Stashak Called Up from Minors
8/19 N. Cruz Removed From 10-Day IL (Strained left wrist)
8/19 Z. Littell Sent to Minors
8/16 L. Thorpe Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/21 E. Rosario Right hamstring tightness (day-to-day)
8/18 M. Kepler Heat exhaustion (day-to-day)
8/9 N. Cruz Strained left wrist (10-day IL)
8/3 S. Dyson Right biceps tendinitis (10-day IL)
8/2 B. Buxton Left shoulder subluxation (on 10-day IL)
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