Tigers Top Twins, Dozier sent Down 16 Aug 12

Miguel Cabrera clubbed a solo home run and added an RBI single as the Tigers topped the Twins, 5-1, in the rubber match of a three-game series. Joe Mauer’s RBI single in the eighth accounted for Minnesota’s lone run. Cole De Vries gave up four runs in four frames to suffer the loss. The Twins have dropped six of their last seven games. The Twins visit Seattle tomorrow.

Twins Option Dozier

(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins have optioned shortstop Brian Dozier to Triple-A Rochester. Dozier was hitting just .234 with six homers and 33 RBI in 84 games. The Twins recalled shortstop Pedro Florimon to take Dozier’s spot on the roster.