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Nick Blackburn vs Duane Below Battle Sees Detroit Fall 8-6

Minnesota got 2 innings of work from Jeff Gray en route to an 8-6 victory over Detroit on Tuesday at Comerica Park.

Minnesota won as a +152 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 10.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Minnesota got 4 innings from Nick Blackburn, who gave up 6 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 1. Jeff Gray earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Josh Willingham in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Duane Below worked 2 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brennan Boesch in a losing cause.

Glen Perkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.