Twins snap skid with 3-2 win over Tigers

5:27 PM, May 25, 2013   |    comments
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DETROIT - Joe Mauer homered and had three hits, helping the Minnesota Twins snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.

Mauer had already earned the ire of Detroit fans when he broke up Anibal Sanchez's no-hit bid in the ninth inning Friday night. He was booed when came to bat in the first inning Saturday - then booed some more after his solo homer to right field. The Twins scored three runs in the first, and that was enough.

P.J. Walters (1-0) went six innings, allowing two runs and eight hits. Four relievers finished, with Glen Perkins pitching the ninth for his ninth save in 10 chances. Detroit's Doug Fister (5-2) allowed three runs and eight hits in seven innings.

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