THESHOW
DETROIT TIGERS AT MINNESOTA TWINS
08/21/2026
 
THESHOW
DETROIT TIGERS AT MINNESOTA TWINS
GAME ID: 2410 - FRIDAY, AUGUST 21ST, 2026 - GAME LOG
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Detroit Tigers (86-37) 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 7 0
Minnesota Twins (68-54) 2 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 X 9 13 0
Tigers Lose, 9-3, at Target Field
The Minnesota Twins saddled the Detroit Tigers with a loss at Target Field. The final score was 9-3. Stan Ackerman, named player of the game, was 2 for 4, including 1 single and 1 home run. The Minnesota right fielder scored 3 runs and drove in 1. Kevin Faulkner was credited with the save. He has now successfully converted 5 of 5 save opportunities. With the win over Detroit, the Twins improved to 68-54.

Brock Maxwell helped out the Minnesota cause in the bottom of the first inning with a run-scoring single. For the game, the right fielder went 2-5 with 2 singles. He drove in 2 runs.

"We take it day by day here," said Ackerman, "and today was a good one for us."
DETROIT BATTING LINESCORE MINNESOTA BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Adams 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .257 1 41
D. Smith 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .330 34 90
R. Ortíz LF 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .251 20 65
J. Ávila SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .243 7 53
P. Flores C 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .239 10 39
J. Hernández CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .319 14 66
A. Cruz RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .245 4 44
M. Machado 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .219 4 24
C. Okey DH 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .226 4 28
Totals 32 3 7 3 1 8 7      
BATTING
Doubles: R. Ortíz (20, 1st Inning off J. McLean, 0 on, 2 outs) J. Ávila (24, 4th Inning off J. McLean, 0 on, 1 out) P. Flores 2 (17, 4th Inning off J. McLean, 1 on, 1 out; 6th Inning off J. McLean, 0 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: R. Ortíz (20, 6th Inning off J. McLean, 0 on, 1 out) D. Smith (34, 4th Inning off J. McLean, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: R. Ortíz 6 , J. Ávila 2 , J. Hernández , P. Flores 4 , D. Smith 4
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Ávila , J. Hernández , A. Cruz
GIDP: A. Cruz , M. Machado
Hit by Pitch: A. Cruz
Team LOB: 4
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Salas 2B 5 1 2 2 0 1 3 .233 27 68
P. Goldschmidt 1B 2 2 1 0 3 1 1 .267 18 57
C. Correa SS 4 1 2 2 1 0 2 .264 13 43
S. Davis DH 4 1 1 0 1 2 4 .242 1 6
R. Crocker CF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .210 34 80
S. Ackerman LF 4 3 2 1 1 1 5 .294 28 65
B. Maxwell RF 5 0 2 2 0 0 1 .243 12 28
N. Gordon 3B 4 1 2 1 1 2 3 .272 2 10
M. Hartman C 4 0 0 1 0 0 5 .250 1 13
Totals 36 9 13 9 8 8 29      
BATTING
Doubles: S. Davis (4, 6th Inning off D. Patterson, 1 on, 0 outs) J. Salas 2 (21, 1st Inning off E. Baxter, 0 on, 0 outs; 5th Inning off E. Baxter, 2 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: S. Ackerman (28, 3rd Inning off E. Baxter, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: N. Gordon 2 , S. Ackerman 5 , S. Davis 2 , B. Maxwell 2 , R. Crocker , C. Correa 2 , P. Goldschmidt , J. Salas 4
2-out RBI: B. Maxwell , C. Correa , J. Salas
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: N. Gordon , S. Ackerman , R. Crocker , P. Goldschmidt , J. Salas
Sac Fly: M. Hartman
Team LOB: 10

BASERUNNING
SB: P. Goldschmidt (8)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 2 (Correa-Salas-Goldschmidt, Salas-Correa-Goldschmidt)
DETROIT PITCHING LINESCORE MINNESOTA PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
E. Baxter L (3-3) 5.0 10 7 7 5 6 1 130 77 4.98   
D. Patterson 3.0 3 2 2 3 2 0 66 40 4.58   
PITCHING
Game Score: E. Baxter 20
Batters Faced: E. Baxter 30, D. Patterson 15
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: E. Baxter 3-6, D. Patterson 2-5
Pitches - Strikes: E. Baxter 130-77, D. Patterson 66-40
Inherited Runners - Scored: D. Patterson 1-1
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
J. McLean W (14-6) 6.0 6 3 3 0 5 2 91 62 3.26   
K. Faulkner SV (5) 3.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 37 25 4.52   
PITCHING
Game Score: J. McLean 53
Batters Faced: J. McLean 24, K. Faulkner 10
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. McLean 6-7, K. Faulkner 4-0
Pitches - Strikes: J. McLean 91-62, K. Faulkner 37-25
Hit Batsmen: K. Faulkner
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Stan Ackerman
Ballpark: Target Field
Weather: Partly Cloudy (67 degrees), wind blowing out to center at 12 mph
Start Time: 7:10 PM EST
Time: 3:38
Attendance: 39118
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