Wallner's Grand Slam leads Twins past Tigers

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Matt Wallner came through in the clutch during a 5-3 Twins win over the Tigers at Target Field. Wallner hit a go-ahead grand slam during a five-run sixth inning.

The Twins trailed by two entering the frame after Miguel Cabrera went deep in the second.  Royce Lewis also drove in a run in his first game back from the injured list. Dylan Floro earned his fourth win in relief, and Jhoan Duran picked up his 22nd save. The Twins still have a 4 1/2 game lead in the AL Central at 63-58. Kenta Maeda starts for Minnesota against Detroit this afternoon.

In other team news, the Twins placed utility man Willi Castro on the injured list with an oblique strain yesterday.

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