*In 2008 we posted a recap after every game. We’ll resurrect them for the stretch run and, if necessary, the postseason.
The Gist: The Tigers showed the doubters among us (including yours truly) that they can win when it counts. Fungo Favorite Nate Robertson was outstanding over five innings of work, striking out six.
The Quote: “I guess we’ll have to take two out of three and now go on a long road trip.” â€“ Twins Manager Ron Gardenhire
The Stat: 6 – The number of hits by Placido Polanco on Saturday and Sunday.
The Stat II: 83-113 â€“ The Tigers’ all-time record at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
Up Next: Tigers @ Indians, Tuesday Night
Edwin Jackson (12-7, 3.37) vs LHP Aaron Laffey (7-6, 4.09)