Twins edge Tigers, magic number now 2

Willians Astudillo’s two-run single highlighted a four-run seventh and the Minnesota Twins inched closer to their first American League Central Division title in nine years with a 4-2 victory over the host Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.Eddie Rosario supplied a two-run double for the Twins, who entered the night with a magic number of three to clinch the division. Minnesota is 12-5 against Detroit this season.Jake Odorizzi (15-7) held the Tigers to one run on two hits and struck out seven in six innings. He was removed after 93 pitches due to hamstring tightness. Taylor Rogers got the last three outs for his 29th save.Detroit starter Spencer Turnbull (3-16), who hasn’t recorded a win since May 31, was the hard-luck loser. He was charged with two runs on six hits and struck out five in six innings.Dawel Lugo doubled twice while scoring a run and knocking in the other for the Tigers. Lugo has eight hits in his last three games.The Twins were stymied by Turnbull until the seventh. Jake Cave led off the inning with a single and LaMonte Wade Jr. smacked a double down the left-field line, ending Turnbull’s night.David McKay relieved him and promptly gave up Astudillo’s two-run hit. Jason Castro was hit by a pitch and Nick Ramirez then replaced McKay. The next two batters were retired and Nelson Cruz was intentionally walked. Rosario then ripped a double to left, bringing home two more runs.

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