Scott Baker allowed four runs, but kept the Twins in the game. (AP)
By Kelly Thesier / MLB.com
Denard Span had four hits and six RBIs, including a bases-clearing triple in a five-run fourth and an RBI single in a four-run eighth. That helped keep the Twins two games behind the Tigers, and it made a winner out of Scott Baker, who retired 13 straight during a 6 1/3-inning solid start.
BATTING 2B: Callaspo (38, Baker, S), Butler, B (50, Mahay). HR: Callaspo (11,
2nd inning off Baker, S, 0 on, 0 out), Pena, B (6, 2nd inning off Baker, S, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Butler,
B 2; Callaspo 6; Jacobs; Gordon, A; Bloomquist; Pena, B 5; Maier. RBI: Callaspo 2 (72), Pena, B (16),
Gordon, A (19), Butler, B (92), Betancourt, Y (45). 2-out RBI: Butler, B. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Jacobs. GIDP: Butler, B. Team RISP: 0-for-6. Team
FIELDING E: Betancourt, Y (17, throw). Outfield assists:
Anderson, J (Mauer at home). DP: (Callaspo-Butler, B). Pickoffs: Wright, J
(Span at 1st base).
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