Tigers Slip Past Twins in 9th, 4-3
J.D. Martinez' sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth scored Torii Hunter to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park Sunday afternoon.Detroit (36-29) took a 2-0 lead into the 6th inning on RBI from Nick Castellanos and Victor Martinez. Minnesota (32-35) then answered by tying the game then going ahead on Kurt Suzuki's RBI single to lead 3-2. In the bottom of the 6th Castellanos RBI double scored Martinez to knot the game back up.Joe Nathan (3-2) got the win for Detroit while Casey Fien (3-3) took the loss for the Twins. Detroit will host Kansas City to start a four game series Monday night. Justin Verlander (6-6) goes for the Tigers while Jason Vargas (6-2) takes the mound for the Royals. Pregame coverage begins at 6:40pm on Lansing's Big Talker 1240 WJIM.