The Twins scored six runs in the last three innings but they couldn’t keep up the the Tigers seven runs.
“It’s disappointing when you keep fighting but you give up — I don’t know how many we gave up the last three innings — but crooked numbers in each and every one,” Molitor said.
Out of all six relievers the Twins very own Ryan Pressly had a clean outing.
At 4 hours and 19 minutes it was the longest nine-inning game in Twins history.
The Twins (49-48) fell intothird place in the AL Central, two games behind Cleveland and one game behind Kansas City.