Upton walk-off homer caps wild, seesaw win for Tigers

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Santana did not receive a decision in a 5-4 win versus Milwaukee with are all four runs scoring (two earned) on six hits over six frames. Jorge Polanco ran his hitting streak to 10 games with a single to right and scored on a line single to left by Brian Dozier that chased starter Jordan Zimmermann and put Minnesota ahead 7-5. Kyle Gibson didn't last long for the Twins, allowing three runs in 4.2 innings, but his bullpen picked him up with 4.1 innings of work and one run allowed.

The Twins managed to load the bases in the top of the ninth, but Miguel Sano struck out swinging for the third out.

James McCann went 2-for-4 with a grand slam, five RBI and three runs scored in a win over the Twins on Saturday.

Matt Belisle, who bailed out Hildy by getting the final out of the eighth inning, opened up the the ninth by giving up a leadoff single to Mikie Mahtook.

WHITE SOX 6, ROYALS 3: At Chicago, Tim Anderson hit a two-run homer to cap a four-run, seventh-inning rally, Reynaldo Lopez pitched six strong innings in his White Sox debut and Chicago won its fourth straight. Veteran Ervin Santana is scheduled to be on the hill to oppose the division rival Detroit Tigers on Sunday.

On Friday, Anibal Sanchez allowed five runs in six innings to take the loss. Byron Buxton hit a laser shot that just barely cleared the wall in right field - his sixth home run of the year.

Zimmermann wouldn't survive the fourth.

Mauer hit a three-run double with one out in the third to cut into a 5-0 Detroit lead and Eddie Rosario tied the score by hitting his 16th home run one out later.

Miguel Cabrera came out of the game after he singled in the fifth inning, complaining of lower back stiffness.

He would give up another run on an RBI single by Dozier before departing.

And things started so well for the Tigers. The five-RBI night gave Mauer seven RBIs (and five hits) in the series. With two outs, Castellanos' infield single scored Mahtook. A solo home run by Tucker Barnhart in the seventh increased Cincinnati's lead to 11-9.



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