Stuff that happened:
- The Tigers struck first on a two-run homer off the bat of Miguel Cabrera in the first inning.
- The Twins got a run back in the top of the second with an RBI double from former Tiger Wilkin Ramirez.
- Alex Avila's opposite field solo shot gave the Tigers a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the second.
- The Tigers added three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning on an RBI double from Torii Hunter and a two-run homer from Prince Fielder.
Thread stuff that happened:
- The Colorado Rockies
- Literary classics and whether they are actually classics
- Third base coach complaining