Eduardo Nunez singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as the Twins rallied past the Tigers 4-3 in the rubber match of a weekend series at Comerica Park. Josmil Pinto also drove in a run in the eighth and Joe Mauer came around to score on an error on the same play for Minnesota. Jared Burton picked up his first win and Glen Perkins earned his 10th save.
The Twins open up a six-game homestand with the first of three games against the Boston Red Sox tomorrow night at Target Field. Ricky Nolasco takes the mound for Minnesota. He is 2-and-3 with a 5.64 ERA in seven starts. The Sox will counter with Felix Doubront, who is 1-and-3 with a 5.09 ERA.