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@ KC
L 4-16
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@ Min
W 6-3
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Det 5 - 6 Min
Final
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@ Min
11:10 AM PT12:10 PM MT1:10 PM CT2:10 PM ET14:10 ET18:10 GMT2:10 11:10 AM MST1:10 PM EST1:40 PM VEN22:10 UAE1:10 PM CT
vs. KC
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT

Gibson starts strong, Twins hold on to beat Tigers, 6-5

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kyle Gibson took a shutout into the eighth inning in his longest start of the season, Zack Granite had three of the Twins' 14 hits, and the Minnesota Twins held off a late rally to beat the Detroit Tigers 6-5 on Saturday night.

The Twins have been rumored to be searching for starting pitching as the trade deadline approaches and Gibson (6-8), who entered the game with a 6.29 ERA, was a likely candidate to be replaced in the rotation.

He looked like an ace Saturday until tiring after pitching into the eighth for the first time this season, and the Tigers rallied for five runs. Alex Presley's ground-rule double broke up the shutout and knocked out Gibson. Justin Upton followed with a three-run homer off reliever Taylor Rogers to pull the Tigers to 6-4.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Upton.276
HR: J. Upton15
RBI: J. Upton57
SB: J. Upton8
W: M. Fulmer10
ERA: M. Fulmer3.35
Saves: J. Wilson11
K: J. Verlander111
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 5045.526-
Kansas City 4947.5101.5
Minnesota 4947.5101.5
Detroit 4452.4586.5
Chi White Sox 3856.40411.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .259 (10)
Runs: 460 (11)
Hits: 843 (14)
Home Runs: 116 (15)
Stolen Bases: 37 (23)
OBP: .332 (8)
SLG: .433 (12)
Total Bases: 1408 (12)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.85 (27)
Runs Allowed: 481 (21)
Saves: 20 (22)
Strikeouts: 711 (27)
OpBA: .268 (26)
OBP: .338 (26)
SLG: .440 (21)
Run Support: 4.96 (7)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/19 J. Adduci Called Up from Minors
7/18 M. Boyd Called Up from Minors
7/18 D. Lugo Traded Arizona (for OF J.D. Martinez, four-player deal)
7/18 D. Lugo Sent to Minors
7/18 D. Norris Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/14 I. Kinsler Flu (day-to-day)
7/6 D. Norris Left groin strain (on 10-day DL)
6/23 A. Presley off 7-day DL
6/16 V. Martinez off 10-day DL
5/27 I. Kinsler off 10-day DL
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