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Detroit Falls 7-6 Against Minnesota - Game Recap

Detroit dropped a 7-6 decision at Comerica Park on Thursday as Minnesota legged out a win behind winning pitcher Casey Fien.

Minnesota won as a +240 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Minnesota got 5 2/3 innings from Andrew Albers, who gave up 5 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 4. Casey Fien earned the victory, while the Twins got 3 RBIs from Ryan Doumit in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Justin Verlander worked 7 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Prince Fielder in a losing cause.

Detroit outhit their counterparts 12-11 in the game.

The game was closed out by Glen Perkins who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.

Minnesota heads into a battle against Cleveland. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.