Torii Hunter hit his 300th career home run to help power the Tigers to a 5-2 win over the Twins at Target Field. The former Twin hit a two-run shot in the first inning and Austin Jackson added a two-run blast in the fourth for Detroit. Hunter also had an RBI double as the Tigers took two-of-three in the series. Hunter said after the game individual accomplishments are great, but he wants a championship..
Doug Fister struck out seven over seven and two thirds innings of two-run ball to move to 6-and-4. Joaquin Benoit got the final four outs for his fourth save. P.J. Walters dropped to 2-and-2 with the loss. Brian Dozier homered and Clete Thomas singled in a run for Minnesota.
The Tigers welcome in the Baltimore Orioles tonight to begin a three-game series. Max Scherzer is scheduled to take the hill for the Tigers opposite Jason Hammel of Baltimore.
(courtesy MetroSource News)