Twins-Detroit series preview

  • Updated: May 22, 2013 - 11:48 PM
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Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera is among the batting leaders in the American League, leading in batting average (.384) and RBI (49).

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Thursday, 6:08 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM

LHP Scott Diamond (3-4, 4.99) vs. RHP Rick Porcello (2-2, 5.92)

Friday, 6:08 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM

RHP Samuel Deduno (6-5, 4.44 in 2012) vs. RHP Anibal Sanchez (4-4, 2.77)

Saturday, 3:08 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM

RHP Kevin Correia (4-4, 3.90) vs. RHP Doug Fister (5-1, 3.62)

Sunday, 12:08 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM

RHP Mike Pelfrey (3-4, 6.69) vs. RHP Max Scherzer (6-0, 3.61)

TWINS UPDATE

They haven’t won a series since taking three of four in Boston on May 6-9, and are 2-10 in the meantime. They are 9-12 on the road and have fallen into the AL Central basement during their current eight-game losing streak. … They are 3-3 against the Tigers this year, 1-2 in Comerica Park. They were 6-3 in Detroit a year ago. … Josh Willingham has five hits in his past six at-bats against Rick Porcello, plus two walks and a hit by pitch. … Justin Morneau has three home runs in 13 career at-bats against Max Scherzer. … They are 1-5 in extra innings, but 10-9 in day games.

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