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Candelario, Tigers complete sweep of Twins with 7-0 win

Minnesota swept a four-game series at home immediately before the All-Star break before losing three in Detroit.
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Minnesota Twins' Ryan Jeffers heads for the dugout after striking out against the Detroit Tigers during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 18, 2021, in Detroit. The Tigers won 7-0. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

DETROIT — Jeimer Candelario homered, drove in three runs and started two double plays as the Detroit Tigers finished a weekend sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 7-0 win. The game was the seventh in a row between the teams. 

Minnesota swept a four-game series at home immediately before the All-Star break before losing three in Detroit.

The series was originally scheduled for four games, but Friday’s doubleheader was rained out. The Tigers swept a doubleheader on Saturday.