Torii Hunter hit his 300th career home run to help power the Tigers to a 5-2 win over the Twins at Target Field. The former Twin hit a two-run shot in the first inning and Austin Jackson added a two-run blast in the fourth for Detroit. P.J. Walters dropped to 2-and-2 with the loss. Brian Dozier homered and Clete Thomas singled in a run for Minnesota.
The Twins have today off. Minnesota has dropped three of four to fall to 30-and-36. They will begin a three-game set hosting the White Sox tomorrow night.
Mauer Still Leads In AL All-Star Vote
Twins catcher Joe Mauer still leads his position in the latest update for American League All-Star voting. Mauer leads Baltimore Orioles backstop Matt Wieters by just over 500-thousand votes. Former Twins outfielder Torii Hunter slipped from third in the outfield down to fourth. The All-Star Game is July 16th at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets.