IMPACT PLAYER: Brandon Inge, Tigers

Batting .190, he hit a two-out, pinch-hit, walk-off homer off Glen Perkins.

BY THE NUMBERS

3 Home runs for Joe Mauer, who connected off Max Scherzer in the fourth inning.

202 Plate appearances without a homer for the Twins between Mauer's shot last Sunday in Anaheim and Saturday's in Detroit.

8 Consecutive victories for the Tigers.

ON DECK

Doug Fister is 4-1 with a 2.64 ERA in seven starts for the Tigers.

JOE CHRISTENSEN