Reyes keys 4-run rally in 8th, Tigers beat Twins 5-2

DETROIT (AP) Ron Gardenhire didn't mind getting a beer shower from his players Wednesday night.

He just didn't know why it was happening.

''They ambushed me, and they really got me,'' he said after his Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2. ''I wasn't expecting it, and now I'm dripping all over the place.''

While Gardenhire didn't realize he had just won his 1,100th game as a manager, someone - he suspects bench coach Steve Liddle - tipped off James McCann. McCann rounded up his teammates and raided the cooler.

''We soaked him,'' Tigers third baseman Nicholas Castellanos said. ''He didn't know what hit him.''

The milestone had a little extra meaning for Gardenhire because it came against the Twins, the team he managed from 2002-14.

''I have this big D on my chest now, and it was the Tigers who won this one, but an awful lot of them came with the team on the other side of the diamond tonight,'' he said.

For most of the night, it appeared the Tigers weren't going to get the win. Playing for the first time since Miguel Cabrera's season-ending biceps injury, they stranded eight batters in the first seven innings and trailed 2-1.

The Twins then failed to add an insurance run in the eighth, stranding Eduardo Escobar after a one-out triple, and it came back to haunt them.

With one out in the bottom of the inning, John Hicks, Niko Goodrum and Grayson Greiner hit consecutive singles off Addison Reed (1-5) to tie the game. Jose Iglesias popped out, but Victor Reyes grounded an RBI single to left.

''I had everyone where I wanted them - 0-1 or 0-2 - but I wasn't finishing the job,'' Reed said. ''Jose (Berrios) threw a hell of a game, and I let him down. That's the worst part of this.''

Reyes, a Rule 5 pick, started the night hitting .196 with four RBIs in 30 games. Used mainly as a pinch runner, he has only accumulated 50 plate appearances.

''We were going to be thrilled no matter who got the hit, but everyone feels great for Victor,'' Hicks said. ''He's in a really tough situation because he doesn't get many at-bats, but he never complains and works harder than anyone. There are nights where he's getting swings in during the game.''

Leonys Martin followed with an RBI single and Reyes scored on right fielder Robbie Grossman's throwing error to make it 5-2.

''I didn't contribute anything and Miggy can't help us right now, but we still won the game,'' Castellanos said. ''That's how you can tell this team is good. Every guy in this room is picking up the slack.''

Joe Jimenez (3-0) got the win with a scoreless eighth. Shane Greene, Detroit's fifth pitcher, threw a perfect ninth for his 16th save.

Berrios allowed one run on seven hits and a walk in six innings. Detroit's Matthew Boyd gave up two runs on three hits and two walks in five innings.

The Twins scored twice before Detroit recorded an out in the first inning. Boyd hit Brian Dozier, Eddie Rosario doubled and Escobar hit a two-run single.

The Twins, though, only got two more hits in the game.

''When it's 2-0 that fast, I can't afford to get mad at myself,'' Boyd said. ''I've just got to get the next guy out and start posting zeroes.''

Goodrum made it 2-1 with a second-inning homer off Berrios, his friend from their minor league days in the Twins system.

''It's just part of the game,'' Berrios said. ''We're still friends, but now we're competing. He got me that time.''

Like Boyd, though, Berrios settled in to keep Detroit off the board for the rest of his outing. The Tigers had runners on second and third with one out in the third before he struck out Castellanos and Jeimer Candelario.

Dozier appeared to make a spectacular play with one out in the fifth, using his glove to scoop Reyes' drag bunt to Logan Morrison at first. The Tigers, though, challenged the call and it was overturned after a lengthy review. Martin followed with an infield single, and after Castellanos struck out, Berrios hit Candelario to load the bases.

Victor Martinez fell behind 0-2 and grounded out to end the inning with the Twins still up 2-1.

The Tigers missed another opportunity in the sixth. Hicks started the inning with a single and took third on Goodrum's ground-rule double, but Berrios struck out Greiner and Iglesias before retiring Reyes.

''In a situation like that, you just hope that someone is eventually going to get the big hit,'' Gardenhire said. ''It took a while, but they finally came through.''

TRAINER'S ROOM

Twins: OF Byron Buxton (toe) took batting practice on Wednesday, while Joe Mauer (neck and head) played for Triple-A Rochester on his rehab assignment.

Tigers: With McCann still sidelined by the flu and Hicks moving to first base in the wake of Cabrera's injury, Greiner was the starting catcher. McCann was feeling well enough to warm up pitchers between innings and could be back on Thursday.

UP NEXT

The teams finish their three-game series on Thursday afternoon, with Minnesota's Lance Lynn (4-4, 5.08) facing Detroit's Michael Fulmer (2-5, 4.40).

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DET32-37
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  • W: J. Jimenez (3-0)L: A. Reed (1-5)S: S. Greene (16)
  • HR: DET - N. Goodrum (6)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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B. Dozier 2B21000101.233.313.403.7173.0
E. Rosario LF41100002.311.349.551.9013.0
E. Escobar 3B40220011.291.341.570.9115.5
M. Sano DH40000022.203.270.405.675-1.0
R. Grossman RF30000122.224.319.321.6390.0
L. Morrison 1B40100001.191.299.345.6443.0
E. Adrianza SS40000023.248.311.416.727-1.0
R. LaMarre CF30000010.253.300.301.601-0.5
a- M. Kepler PH10000010.232.325.418.744-0.5
B. Wilson C20000110.157.211.294.5050.5
  • a-struck out for LaMarre in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
L. Martin CF40210110.263.332.470.8025.5
N. Castellanos RF50000015.310.351.480.830-0.5
J. Candelario 3B30000022.255.346.491.8360.0
V. Martinez DH40000003.238.300.338.6390.0
J. Hicks 1B40300000.297.337.445.7833.0
R. Rodriguez PR-2B01000000.105.100.105.2051.0
N. Goodrum 2B-1B42311011.248.327.469.7969.5
G. Greiner C41110023.267.324.333.6572.0
J. Iglesias SS40100014.261.308.396.7031.5
V. Reyes LF41210003.220.220.320.5404.0
    BATTING
    • 2B - E. Rosario (17)
    • 3B - E. Escobar (2)
    • RBI - E. Escobar 2 (41)
    BATTING
    • 2B - N. Goodrum (12), J. Iglesias (19)
    • HR - N. Goodrum (6)
    • RBI - L. Martin (26), N. Goodrum (18), G. Greiner (5), V. Reyes (5)
    • 2-Out RBI - L. Martin (9), N. Goodrum (7), V. Reyes (5)
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - L. Morrison
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - L. Martin (6)
    FIELDING
    • E - R. Grossman (3)
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    J. Berrios6.07111713.510.9515.5
    R. Pressly (H, 5)1.00000103.511.383.5
    A. Reed (L, 1-5) (BS, 4)0.25430003.781.35-13.0
    M. Belisle0.10000004.910.00-
    PITCHERSIP
    J. Berrios6.0
    R. Pressly (H, 5)1.0
    A. Reed (L, 1-5) (BS, 4)0.2
    M. Belisle0.1
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    M. Boyd5.03222503.231.0910.5
    B. Farmer1.00001205.741.793.0
    D. VerHagen1.00000009.181.563.0
    J. Jimenez (W, 3-0)1.01000102.231.089.5
    S. Greene (S, 16)1.00000203.901.2411.0
    PITCHERSIP
    M. Boyd5.0
    B. Farmer1.0
    D. VerHagen1.0
    J. Jimenez (W, 3-0)1.0
    S. Greene (S, 16)1.0
    PITCHING
    • HBP - J. Berrios (5)
    • Pitches-Strikes - J. Berrios 98-71, R. Pressly 15-8, A. Reed 21-18, M. Belisle 1-1
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Berrios 5-6, A. Reed 1-1
    • Batters Faced - J. Berrios 27, R. Pressly 3, A. Reed 7, M. Belisle
    PITCHING
    • HBP - M. Boyd (5)
    • Pitches-Strikes - M. Boyd 106-65, B. Farmer 19-10, D. VerHagen 12-8, J. Jimenez 14-11, S. Greene 18-11
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Boyd 3-7, D. VerHagen 2-1, J. Jimenez 1-1
    • Batters Faced - M. Boyd 21, B. Farmer 4, D. VerHagen 3, J. Jimenez 4, S. Greene 3
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    MIN29-35
    200000000241
    DET32-37
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    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    B. Dozier 2B21000101.233.313.403.7173.0
    E. Rosario LF41100002.311.349.551.9013.0
    E. Escobar 3B40220011.291.341.570.9115.5
    M. Sano DH40000022.203.270.405.675-1.0
    R. Grossman RF30000122.224.319.321.6390.0
    L. Morrison 1B40100001.191.299.345.6443.0
    E. Adrianza SS40000023.248.311.416.727-1.0
    R. LaMarre CF30000010.253.300.301.601-0.5
    a- M. Kepler PH10000010.232.325.418.744-0.5
    B. Wilson C20000110.157.211.294.5050.5
    Total31242031012-----
    • a-struck out for LaMarre in the 9th
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    L. Martin CF40210110.263.332.470.8025.5
    N. Castellanos RF50000015.310.351.480.830-0.5
    J. Candelario 3B30000022.255.346.491.8360.0
    V. Martinez DH40000003.238.300.338.6390.0
    J. Hicks 1B40300000.297.337.445.7833.0
    R. Rodriguez PR-2B01000000.105.100.105.2051.0
    N. Goodrum 2B-1B42311011.248.327.469.7969.5
    G. Greiner C41110023.267.324.333.6572.0
    J. Iglesias SS40100014.261.308.396.7031.5
    V. Reyes LF41210003.220.220.320.5404.0
    Total36512411821-----
      BATTING
      • 2B - E. Rosario (17)
      • 3B - E. Escobar (2)
      • RBI - E. Escobar 2 (41)
      BATTING
      • 2B - N. Goodrum (12), J. Iglesias (19)
      • HR - N. Goodrum (6)
      • RBI - L. Martin (26), N. Goodrum (18), G. Greiner (5), V. Reyes (5)
      • 2-Out RBI - L. Martin (9), N. Goodrum (7), V. Reyes (5)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - L. Morrison
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - L. Martin (6)
      FIELDING
      • E - R. Grossman (3)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      J. Berrios6.07111713.510.9515.5
      R. Pressly (H, 5)1.00000103.511.383.5
      A. Reed (L, 1-5) (BS, 4)0.25430003.781.35-13.0
      M. Belisle0.10000004.910.00-
      Total8.01254181---
      PITCHERSIP
      J. Berrios6.0
      R. Pressly (H, 5)1.0
      A. Reed (L, 1-5) (BS, 4)0.2
      M. Belisle0.1
      Total8.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Boyd5.03222503.231.0910.5
      B. Farmer1.00001205.741.793.0
      D. VerHagen1.00000009.181.563.0
      J. Jimenez (W, 3-0)1.01000102.231.089.5
      S. Greene (S, 16)1.00000203.901.2411.0
      Total9.04223100---
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Boyd5.0
      B. Farmer1.0
      D. VerHagen1.0
      J. Jimenez (W, 3-0)1.0
      S. Greene (S, 16)1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • HBP - J. Berrios (5)
      • Pitches-Strikes - J. Berrios 98-71, R. Pressly 15-8, A. Reed 21-18, M. Belisle 1-1
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Berrios 5-6, A. Reed 1-1
      • Batters Faced - J. Berrios 27, R. Pressly 3, A. Reed 7, M. Belisle
      PITCHING
      • HBP - M. Boyd (5)
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Boyd 106-65, B. Farmer 19-10, D. VerHagen 12-8, J. Jimenez 14-11, S. Greene 18-11
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Boyd 3-7, D. VerHagen 2-1, J. Jimenez 1-1
      • Batters Faced - M. Boyd 21, B. Farmer 4, D. VerHagen 3, J. Jimenez 4, S. Greene 3
      • 8TH INNING
        Martin singled to right, Greiner and Reyes scored, Martin to second on right fielder Grossman fielding error25
        Reyes singled to left, Goodrum scored, Greiner to second23
        Greiner singled to right, Rodriguez scored, Goodrum to third22
      • 2ND INNING
        Goodrum homered to right21
      • 1ST INNING
        Escobar singled to center, Dozier and Rosario scored20
      • 9TH INNING
        • Shane Greene relieved Joe Jimenez
        • L. Morrison: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Morrison flied out to deep left
        • E. Adrianza: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Adrianza struck out swinging
        • Max Kepler hit for Ryan LaMarre
        • M. Kepler: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Kepler struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • Joe Jimenez relieved Drew VerHagen
        • E. Rosario: Rosario flied out to center
        • E. Escobar: Strike looking, Escobar tripled to deep right center
        • M. Sano: Sano grounded out to pitcher
        • R. Grossman: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Grossman struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • Addison Reed relieved Ryan Pressly
        • V. Martinez: Foul, Foul, Martinez grounded out to first
        • J. Hicks: Foul, Strike looking, Hicks singled to center
        • Ronny Rodriguez ran for John Hicks
        • N. Goodrum: Strike looking, Foul, Goodrum singled to center, Rodriguez to second
        • G. Greiner: Ball, Ball, Greiner singled to right, Rodriguez scored, Goodrum to third
        • J. Iglesias: Strike swinging, Foul, Iglesias flied out to shallow right
        • V. Reyes: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Reyes singled to left, Goodrum scored, Greiner to second
        • L. Martin: Ball, Martin singled to right, Greiner and Reyes scored, Martin to second on right fielder Grossman fielding error
        • Matt Belisle relieved Addison Reed
        • N. Castellanos: Castellanos flied out to deep right
        • End of the 8th (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 1 Error)
      • 7TH INNING
        • Drew VerHagen relieved Buck Farmer
        • R. LaMarre: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, LaMarre grounded out to pitcher
        • B. Wilson: Ball, Foul, Wilson grounded out to second
        • B. Dozier: Strike looking, Ball, Dozier flied out to deep center
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Ryan Pressly relieved Jose Berrios
        • L. Martin: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Martin flied out to center
        • N. Castellanos: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Castellanos lined out to center
        • J. Candelario: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Candelario struck out swinging
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • Buck Farmer relieved Matthew Boyd
        • M. Sano: Strike (foul tip), Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Sano struck out swinging
        • R. Grossman: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Grossman walked
        • L. Morrison: Ball, Morrison popped out to third
        • E. Adrianza: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Adrianza struck out looking
        • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • J. Berrios Pitching:
        • J. Hicks: Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Hicks singled to left center
        • N. Goodrum: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Goodrum doubled to deep right, Hicks to third
        • G. Greiner: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Greiner struck out swinging
        • J. Iglesias: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Iglesias struck out swinging
        • V. Reyes: Ball, Reyes flied out to left
        • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • M. Boyd Pitching:
        • B. Wilson: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Wilson walked
        • B. Dozier: Ball, Dozier fouled out to third
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Rosario reached on fielder's choice to second, Wilson out at second
        • E. Escobar: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Escobar struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • J. Berrios Pitching:
        • J. Iglesias: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Iglesias lined out to left
        • V. Reyes: Reyes reached on an infield single to second
        • L. Martin: Foul, Pickoff attempt, Martin reached on an infield single to first, Reyes to second
        • N. Castellanos: Foul, Ball, Castellanos popped out to first
        • J. Candelario: Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Candelario hit by pitch, Reyes to third, Martin to second
        • V. Martinez: Strike looking, Foul, Martinez grounded out to first
        • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • M. Boyd Pitching:
        • L. Morrison: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Morrison grounded out to second
        • E. Adrianza: Adrianza grounded out to third
        • R. LaMarre: Strike looking, LaMarre lined out to center
        • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • J. Berrios Pitching:
        • V. Martinez: Foul, Martinez grounded out to first
        • J. Hicks: Hicks singled to deep left
        • N. Goodrum: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Goodrum struck out looking
        • G. Greiner: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Greiner struck out swinging
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • M. Boyd Pitching:
        • E. Escobar: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Escobar lined out to shortstop
        • M. Sano: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Sano struck out looking
        • R. Grossman: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Grossman lined out to right
        • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • J. Berrios Pitching:
        • J. Iglesias: Strike looking, Iglesias doubled to deep right
        • V. Reyes: Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Reyes grounded out to shortstop, Iglesias to third
        • L. Martin: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Martin walked
        • N. Castellanos: Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Martin stole second, Strike swinging, Castellanos struck out swinging
        • J. Candelario: Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul tip, Candelario struck out on foul tip
        • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • M. Boyd Pitching:
        • R. LaMarre: Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, LaMarre struck out looking
        • B. Wilson: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Wilson struck out swinging
        • B. Dozier: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Dozier walked
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Rosario fouled out to second
        • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • J. Berrios Pitching:
        • V. Martinez: Ball, Strike looking, Martinez grounded out to third
        • J. Hicks: Strike looking, Hicks flied out to center
        • N. Goodrum: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Goodrum homered to right
        • G. Greiner: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Greiner grounded out to first
        • End of the 2nd (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • M. Boyd Pitching:
        • B. Dozier: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Dozier hit by pitch
        • E. Rosario: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Rosario doubled to right center, Dozier to third
        • E. Escobar: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Escobar singled to center, Dozier and Rosario scored
        • M. Sano: Ball, Foul, Ball, Sano flied out to right
        • R. Grossman: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Grossman struck out swinging
        • L. Morrison: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Morrison singled to right center, Escobar to third
        • E. Adrianza: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Morrison stole second, Adrianza popped out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 1st (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • J. Berrios Pitching:
        • L. Martin: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Martin struck out swinging
        • N. Castellanos: Castellanos lined out to center
        • J. Candelario: Foul, Ball, Foul, Candelario lined out to left
        • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)