Sanchez, Tigers Blank Twins 6-0
The Twins lost their 10th straight game 6-0 Friday night in Detroit. Tiger starter Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the 9th inning before Joe Mauer singled to center with 1 out in the 9th to break it up. Sanchez allowed just 1 hit and 3 walks with 12 strikeouts in the 1-hit shutout.
Sam Deduno started for the Twins and allowed 9 hits and 6 earned runs in 5 1/3 innings to take the loss for Minnesota. The Twins try to snap the 10-game skid Saturday at Detroit at 3:05, pregame on WJON at 2:35. Righthander P.J. Walters is expected to be called up to start for the Twins.