IMPACT PLAYER: Miguel Cabrera, Detroit
The third baseman hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning that gave Detroit some needed cushion.
BY THE NUMBERS
3 Strikeouts for Justin Morneau, the third time it's happened this season. All three were against Justin Verlander.
39 Steals for Ben Revere, moving him into sole possession of seventh place on the Twins' single-season list.
The Twins scored five runs on 12 hits over 51/3 innings against Detroit's Anibal Sanchez on Aug. 13 in a game they won 9-3.