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Brian Dozier's big day not enough, as the Minnesota Twins lose 9-3 to the Detroit Tigers


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via Rick Osentoski - USA Today Sports

Despite eight hits, the Minnesota Twins lost 9-3 to the Detroit Tigers on Saturday at Comerica Park.

Brian Dozier racked up three RBIs for the Minnesota Twins. He homered in the third inning.

Anthony Swarzak was in control on the mound after relieving Kyle Gibson. The Tigers managed just one hit off of the the Twins' pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three during his four innings of work.

Max Scherzer got the win for the Tigers. He allowed three runs over six innings. He struck out six, walked four and surrendered five hits.

The Tigers were sparked by Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez, who teamed up for three hits and six RBIs.

Kyle Gibson was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in two innings, walked one and struck out one.

The lead stayed with the Tigers after the second, when they scored six runs on a fielder's choice, a three-run home run by Cabrera, and two singles.

A three-run third inning helped bring the Twins within three. The three-run home run by Dozier gave the Twins life. Scherzer ended the inning by getting Chris Colabello to strike out.

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