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Series Preview: Tigers at Twins

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Detroit Tigers (71-59) at Minnesota Twins (55-75)

Probable Pitchers:
Friday August 26, 8:10p:
RHP Rick Porcello (11-8, 5.17, 80 K, 32 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Jason Kubel (12 for 28, 3 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Michael Cuddyer (3 for 24, 5 K)

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LHP Scott Diamond (0-1, 4.26, 1 K, 2 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Has never faced a Detroit hitter.
Hitter to Fail: Has never faced a Detroit hitter.

Saturday August 27, 4:10p:
RHP Justin Verlander (19-5, 2.28, 212 K, 45 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Joe Mauer (20 for 51, 3 2B, 3 HR, 9 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Tsuyoshi Nishioka (0 for 6, 2 K)

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RHP Carl Pavano (6-10, 4.54, 76 K, 35 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Jhonny Peralta (7 for 15, 2 2B, 1 HR, 5 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Brennan Boesch (3 for 12, 2 K)

Sunday August 28, 2:10p:
RHP Brad Penny (9-9, 4.82, 60 K, 48 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Justin Morneau (5 for 13, 2 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 3 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Ben Revere (1 for 5)

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LHP Brian Duensing (8-13, 5.12, 104 K, 45 BB)
Hitter to Fear: Jhonny Peralta (9 for 17, 3 2B, 1 HR, 7 RBI)
Hitter to Fail: Miguel Cabrera (5 for 23, 4 K)

What to Watch For:
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On Deck:
Tigers finally head home for a 4-game series against the Royals starting on Monday.