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Series Preview: Twins at Tigers

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Minnesota Twins (52-67) at Detroit Tigers (64-56)

Probable Pitchers:
Monday August 15, 7:05p:
LHP Francisco Liriano (7-9, 5.00, 97 K, 66 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Victor Martinez (10 for 21, 5 2B, 3 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Wilson Betemit (3 for 13, 5 K)

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RHP Rick Porcello (11-7, 4.93, 76 K, 30 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Jason Kubel (11 for 25, 3 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Michael Cuddyer (3 for 24, 5 K)

Tuesday August 16, 7:05p:
RHP Nick Blackburn (7-9. 4.36, 75 K, 48 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Miguel Cabrera (12 for 27, 1 2B, 3 HR, 11 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Jhonny Peralta (3 for 21, 5 K)

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RHP Justin Verlander (17-5, 2.35, 196 K, 41 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Joe Mauer (18 for 48, 3 2B, 3 HR, 9 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Delmon Young (6 for 30, 10 K)

Wednesday August 17, 7:05p:
RHP Carl Pavano (6-9, 4.55, 69 K, 31 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Jhonny Peralta (5 for 12, 2 2B, 4 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Brennan Boesch (2 for 10, 1 K)

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RHP Brad Penny (8-9, 4.99, 55 K, 44 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Jason Kubel (5 for 12, 2 2B, 2 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Jim Thome (4 for 15, 5 K)


What to Watch For:
Due to me not having time, I thought it would be fun for everyone to make up their own 'What to Watch For' in the comments section!

On Deck:
After an off-day on Thursday, the Tigers welcome the Indians to Detroit for a 3-game series.