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Detroit Tigers (13-10)


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@ Min
W 9-2
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Tigers-Twins Preview

(AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have been on a roll since Mike Pelfrey's latest defeat, and the right-hander will try to keep that going while avoiding a dubious distinction.

Pelfrey can guarantee he won't become the first Tigers pitcher to lose his first five starts since 2003 by leading Detroit to a fifth consecutive victory and a three-game sweep of his former team, the Minnesota Twins, on Sunday.

The Tigers (13-10) have outscored their past four opponents 29-10 and have beaten the Twins by a combined 13-3. Justin Upton continued his turnaround with a three-run homer in the first inning of a 4-1 victory Saturday and Victor Martinez contributed a pair of doubles while driving in a run.

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AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi White Sox 188.692-
Detroit 1310.5653.5
Kansas City 1211.5224.5
Cleveland 1011.4765.5
Minnesota 717.29210
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .264 (8)
Runs: 109 (8)
Hits: 211 (9)
Home Runs: 29 (7)
Stolen Bases: 6 (26)
OBP: .322 (10)
SLG: .427 (9)
Total Bases: 341 (8)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.69 (13)
Runs Allowed: 93 (11)
Saves: 7 (14)
Strikeouts: 163 (28)
OpBA: .267 (25)
OBP: .332 (21)
SLG: .406 (17)
Run Support: 4.79 (9)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/29 M. Fulmer Called Up from Minors
4/29 S. Greene Placed on 15-Day DL (Blisters on middle finger)
4/27 T. Collins Sent to Minors
4/27 F. Rodríguez Reinstated from Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency List
4/26 B. Farmer Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/25 S. Greene Blisters on middle finger (on 15-day DL)
4/12 J. McCann Sprained right ankle (on 15-day DL)
3/25 J. Ferrell off 15-day DL
3/25 B. Hardy off 15-day DL
3/25 C. Maybin Fractured left wrist (on 15-day DL)
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