Detroit are 27-11 in their last 38 home games versus a team with a winning record and Detroit are 2-7 in their last 9 home games versus a team with a winning record while the over is 34-16-3 in Detroit last 53 versus the American League Central.
Twins starter Kyle Gibson allowed three runs, five hits and two walks in 4 2/3 innings, departing one out before he was eligible for the win.
The Twins had several chances to add insurance runs in their half of the ninth, but Miguel Sano struck out with the bases loaded to end the inning.
The Tigers took a 5-0 lead in the first inning, before the Twins went on an 11-1 run take an 11-6 lead.
Right-hander Matt Belisle, who got the last out in the eighth, gave up a lead-off single to Mikie Mahtook to start the ninth.
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Shane Greene (3-2) pitched one inning for the win. Boyd comes off of a 6-3 loss at the Pittsburgh Pirates where he allowed all six runs (five earned) on nine hits over four innings of work. The Tigers had lost six of seven before the offense came to life and overcame the pitching Saturday night against the surging Minnesota Twins. Zimmermann was not almost as strong at Minnesota on July 22, when he was ripped for five runs on nine hits and four walks in 3 2/3 innings.
Mahtook doubled and Justin Upton singled with one out in the first off Twins starter Jose Berrios - who had given up five, first-inning runs in his previous start and won.
James McCann jumped on the first pitch for his grand slam in the first inning. He has a.258 batting average with 11 home runs and 37 RBI for the season.
McCann doubled to open the fourth for Detroit and eventually scored when Iglesias hit into a forceout at second, pulling the Tigers within a run at 7-6. His RBI in the eighth gave him a career-high five RBIs.