Tigers and Jays Suffer Setbacks


Max Kepler's two-run single in the eighth lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 win over the Tigers in Detroit.

Ehire Adrianza launched a two-run homer in the second for Minnesota, which has won eight of its last nine games.  

Zack Littell pitched an inning of scoreless ball to get the win and Taylor Rogers notched his 22nd save.

Miguel Cabrera hit a first-inning homer to give Detroit an early lead.

It was Cabrera's 475th career homer, moving him into a tie with Stan Musial and Willie Stargell for 31st place on the all-time list.

Buck Farmer gave up two runs over two-thirds innings of relief to take the loss for the Tigers, who have dropped eight-of-nine.

In other MLB action, in Atlanta Josh Donaldson and Johan Camargo belted two-run homers as the Braves doubled up the Toronto Blue Jays, 6-3 to take a 6 1/2-game lead over Washington atop the NL East.

Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox received a standing ovation in his first return to SunTrust Park since suffering a stroke on April 3.