Kinsler’s Hit Lifts Tigers Over Twins 2-1 In 10 Innings

CBS Detroit

By NOAH TRISTER/AP Baseball Writer

DETROIT (AP) – Ian Kinsler’s RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.

Anthony Gose hit a one-out double off Ryan Pressly (1-1), and Kinsler followed with a flare that dropped into shallow center field.

Angel Nesbitt (1-1) pitched the 10th for his first career win.

J.D. Martinez homered for the Tigers in the fourth inning, and Minnesota tied it in the eighth on a sacrifice fly by Torii Hunter.

Alfredo Simon allowed a run and six hits in 7 2-3 innings for the Tigers. He struck out six and walked one.

Minnesota’s Kyle Gibson was impressive as well, allowing a run and five hits in seven innings. He struck out six.

The Twins were outscored 22-1 in a season-opening three-game series at Detroit last month, and Tuesday wasn’t…

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