Cabrera, Haase power Tigers past Twins 6-5 in 11 innings
By: Mike Stiles - Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Miguel Cabrera watches his game winning hit against Minnesota (photo courtesy of David Bernding/Getty Images)

(MINNEAPOLIS) – Miguel Cabrera hit a run-scoring single in the 11th inning after Eric Haase tied the game with a grand slam with one out in the top of the ninth as the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night. ...... {LISTEN}. Cabrera's hit scored automatic runner Jonathan Schoop. Tyler Alexander started for Detroit, and then five relievers combined for seven scoreless innings. José Cisnero (2-4) got out of a 10th inning jam to earn the win for the Tigers, who snapped a four-game losing streak. Daniel Norris notched his first career save after stranding Willians Astudillo at third base in the 11th. Haase had struck out twice and grounded into a double play before hitting his first career grand slam and the 17th homer of his first full major league season. ...... {LISTEN}. Mitch Garver gave the Twins a 4-0 lead just four batters into the game on Tuesday night with his first career grand slam. He left the game in the 10th after being hit in the right wrist by a pitch from Cisnero. Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said Garver has a hand contusion and X-rays were negative. Astudillo also homered for Minnesota. Rookie Akil Baddoo also homered for Detroit. The former Twins draft pick who was acquired in the Rule 5 draft in December, Baddoo is hitting .326 with three homers and 13 RBI in 12 games against Minnesota this season.

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