Justin Upton, Detroit
The outfielder’s three-run home run in the first inning turned out to be the winning hit.
BY THE NUMBERS
4 Consecutive wins by the Tigers.
5 Wild pitches thrown by Trevor May. He was tied for the American League lead heading into the game.
9 RBI over the past seven games for Victor Martinez.
.303 Batting average for Byung Ho Park since April 18.
Twins righthander Ricky Nolasco, who will face Detroit on Sunday, is 2-1 with a 2.58 ERA in five career starts against the Tigers.
LA VELLE E. NEAL III