Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 7/5/12
Something about the Minnesota Twins' three-run lead Thursday just didn't feel safe. The Twins should have been up by several more runs, and although left-handed starter Scott Diamond put together another quality start, trouble seemed imminent.Sure enough, the Tigers posted one run each in the fourth and fifth innings and trailed by only a run entering the bottom of the eighth. A five-runframe put Detroit ahead for good as the Tigers won Thursday's matinee, 7-3, to split the four-game series.Despite the final score, Minnesota actually out-hit Detroit 14-9. But the Twins left nine runners on base Thursday, which loomed large at game's end. The finally tally of runners left on base doesn't include the three other base runners who were tagged out at home plate. Two Twins were thrown out at the plate on back-to-back pitches in the second inning. With Darin Mastroianni on third and one out, Jamey Carroll grounded to third baseman Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera then fired home to catcher Gerald L...
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