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Twins top Tigers 10-4 for 4-game sweep, close on wild card

DETROIT (AP) Eduardo Escobar may be having the most unpredicted success on the surprising Minnesota Twins.

Escobar hit his 20th home run, Jorge Polanco also went deep and Minnesota beat the Detroit Tigers 10-4 on Sunday to complete a four-game sweep that moved the Twins closer to securing a wild-card berth in the playoffs.

"A part-time player most of the year and he ends up with 20 homers. I don't know if anybody would have projected that," Twins manager Paul Molitor said.

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Leaders
AVG: N. Castellanos.270
HR: N. Castellanos25
RBI: N. Castellanos96
SB: I. Kinsler14
W: M. Fulmer10
ERA: M. Fulmer3.83
Saves: S. Greene7
K: M. Fulmer114
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 9858.628-
Minnesota 8274.52616
Kansas City 7679.49021.5
Chi White Sox 6392.40634.5
Detroit 6294.39736
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .260 (10)
Runs: 719 (16)
Hits: 1391 (10)
Home Runs: 185 (20)
Stolen Bases: 61 (23)
OBP: .326 (14)
SLG: .429 (16)
Total Bases: 2299 (11)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.40 (30)
Runs Allowed: 871 (30)
Saves: 30 (28)
Strikeouts: 1165 (24)
OpBA: .283 (30)
OBP: .349 (30)
SLG: .464 (29)
Run Support: 4.72 (15)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/15 D. Machado Reinstated from Paternity Leave List
9/13 A. León Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
9/12 D. Machado Placed on Paternity Leave List
9/11 T. Collins Purchased From Minors
9/11 A. León Released
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/16 M. Cabrera Back tightness (day-to-day)
9/11 M. Fulmer Right elbow surgery - out for season (day-to-day)
8/27 V. Martinez Irregular heartbeat (on 60-day DL)
8/17 A. Sanchez off 10-day DL
8/1 M. Fulmer off 10-day DL
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