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Minnesota Twins (48-47)

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vs. NYY
W 6-1
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vs. Det
L 3-6
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Det 5 - 6 Min
vs. Det
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
7:10 PM PT8:10 PM MT9:10 PM CT10:10 PM ET22:10 ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 PM MST9:10 PM EST9:40 PM VEN6:10 UAE (+1)9:10 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.

AVG: E. Rosario.283
HR: M. Sanó23
RBI: M. Sanó67
SB: B. Buxton16
W: E. Santana11
ERA: E. Santana3.26
Saves: B. Kintzler26
K: E. Santana97
AL Central
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: .251 (20)
Runs: 431 (20)
Hits: 816 (19)
Home Runs: 106 (23)
Stolen Bases: 53 (12)
OBP: .327 (13)
SLG: .408 (24)
Total Bases: 1325 (23)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.82 (26)
Runs Allowed: 495 (26)
Saves: 27 (6)
Strikeouts: 652 (30)
OpBA: .271 (27)
OBP: .340 (27)
SLG: .458 (28)
Run Support: 4.58 (21)
Date Player Transactions
7/22 G. Perkins Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
7/19 M. Kohn Signed to a Minor League Contract
7/18 C. Breslow Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
7/18 C. Breslow Removed From 10-Day DL (Thoracic rib cage soreness)
7/18 B. Colón Purchased From Minors
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Date Player Status
7/18 P. Hughes Recurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome (on 60-day DL)
7/15 B. Buxton Left groin strain (on 10-day DL)
7/14 K. Vargas Left foot (day-to-day)
7/5 J. Mauer off 10-day DL
7/3 H. Santiago Upper thoracic back pain (on 10-day DL)
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