Twins sweep Tigers with extra-inning victory

Jorge Polanco went 4-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored and Marwin Gonzalez singled in the winning run in the eighth inning as the Minnesota Twins completed a doubleheader sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 3-2 come-from-behind victory on Friday afternoon in Minneapolis.Gonzalez drove in catcher Willians Astudillo, who began the inning at second base, with a one-out single to center off reliever Joe Jimenez (1-3) to break a 2-2 tie. The game was a makeup of a Aug. 28 postponement at Tiger Stadium with Detroit serving as the home team and batting second.Sergio Romo (1-1) pitched a hitless seventh to pick up the win. Trevor May struck out the side in the bottom of the eighth to garner his second save as Minnesota extended its win streak to four games.Nelson Cruz also had two hits for Minnesota (24-16) which had won the opener, 2-0, behind back-to-back home runs by Polanco and Josh Donaldson and five shutout innings by Randy Dobnak who picked up his sixth win of the season.Jonathan Schoop had an RBI triple and scored a run and Miguel Cabrera and Victor Reyes each had two hits for Detroit (17-19) which lost its third straight game.Minnesota took a 1-0 lead in the third inning when Polanco singled, went to second on a single by Cruz and then scored on single by Brent Rooker, who was called up earlier on Friday when Max Kepler was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left adductor strain. It was the first major league hit and RBI of the outfielder’s career.

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