Kinsler’s hit lifts Tigers over Twins 2-1 in 10 innings
DETROIT (AP) — Ian Kinsler’s RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Anthony Gose hit a one-out double off Ryan Pressly (1-1), and Kinsler followed with a flare that dropped into shallow center field.
Angel Nesbitt (1-1) pitched the 10th for his first career win.
J.D. Martinez homered for the Tigers in the fourth inning, and Minnesota tied it in the eighth on a sacrifice fly by Torii Hunter.
Alfredo Simon allowed a run and six hits in 7 2-3 innings for the Tigers. He struck out six and walked one.
Minnesota’s Kyle Gibson was impressive as well, allowing a run and five hits in seven innings. He struck out six.