Twins beat Tigers 6-1 behind 6 sharp innings from Stewart

DETROIT (AP) Ron Gardenhire encountered a familiar face during the pregame lineup exchange.

It was his son - representing the opposing team.

Toby Gardenhire is spending some time with the Twins as a coach, an opportunity made even more special Monday by the fact that Minnesota was facing Detroit. The elder Gardenhire manages the Tigers.

Toby's team prevailed on this night. The Twins scored four runs in the fourth inning and won 6-1.

''It was a nice gesture for the Twins to bring him up for a few days in Detroit, and he got to meet the umpires and get the ground rules,'' Ron Gardenhire said. ''Hopefully, one day he'll be up here as a coach or as a manager with those guys and I can see him get thrown out of a game.''

Toby Gardenhire manages the Twins' Class A affiliate in Cedar Rapids. He came out for the lineup exchange before the game, and the Gardenhires posed for a photo with the umpires.

''Once-in-a-lifetime type thing,'' Toby Gardenhire said. ''It's not something you see every day, where you get a chance to do something like that with your dad in a big league ballpark, so it's pretty cool.''

Kohl Stewart pitched six solid innings for Minnesota, and Eddie Rosario homered before leaving with an injury.

Gabriel Moya pitched the opening inning for Minnesota before Stewart (2-1) took over and worked through the seventh. He allowed an unearned run and three hits with three walks and five strikeouts.

''Kind of how you would draw it up if you're hoping for success with the `opener' format,'' Twins manager Paul Molitor said. ''Moya gets through the first. Kohl was good. He got a lot of balls on the ground.''

Rosario hit a solo shot in the first, his 24th home run of the year. He left in the fourth after aggravating a right quad injury on the play that gave Detroit its only run.

Jorge Polanco added a solo homer of his own in the ninth.

Jordan Zimmermann (7-8) allowed five runs in 3 2/3 innings. He yielded a double and five singles in the fourth.

Nicholas Castellanos had three hits and a walk for the Tigers.

Polanco hit a drive to right in the ninth that was barely foul. The play was reviewed and the call was upheld - then Polanco promptly connected for a homer that was more toward right-center.

PICK A SIDE

The Gardenhires had some additional family at the game, and Ron said beforehand he wasn't sure how much support he'd have.

''Maybe my 7-month-old grandbaby will root for me,'' Ron Gardenhire said. ''I don't know about the wife or anybody else. I have my doubts.''

Toby Gardenhire had a different view after the game.

''They seemed like they were all rooting for the Tigers,'' he said. ''My girlfriend was up there, and she was the only Twins fan.''

ROSARIO HURT

Rosario fell while fielding Jim Adduci's single to left in the bottom of the fourth, and he stayed on the ground. He attempted to flip the ball to center fielder Jake Cave, but that effort was a bit off target, and it took a moment for Cave to retrieve the ball and throw it back toward the infield.

A run scored on the play , and Adduci ended up on third. Rosario was charged with an error. He remained down for a bit but was eventually able to walk toward the dugout under his own power.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Tigers: RHP Michael Fulmer is seeking a second opinion after an MRI showed possible damage to the right-hander's meniscus. He left his start Saturday at Cleveland after tweaking his right knee.

UP NEXT

Jake Odorizzi (6-10) starts for the Twins on Tuesday night against Detroit's Daniel Norris (0-4).

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  • W: K. Stewart (2-1)L: J. Zimmermann (7-8)
  • HR: MIN - E. Rosario (24), J. Polanco (6)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
J. Mauer 1B50110010.274.344.376.7211.5
J. Polanco SS41211000.289.339.431.7707.0
E. Rosario LF31111003.288.323.479.8036.0
J. Field LF20000000.210.245.361.6060.0
R. Grossman DH41200010.270.356.383.7394.5
J. Cave CF41110021.263.306.471.7772.0
L. Forsythe 2B21100200.241.318.303.6214.0
M. Kepler RF30000103.227.322.416.7371.0
E. Adrianza 3B41110012.244.296.364.6602.5
W. Astudillo C40010003.305.328.492.8191.0
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    J. Candelario 3B30000110.229.317.409.7260.5
    C. Stewart LF40000001.241.333.276.6090.0
    N. Castellanos RF31300100.296.354.491.8456.0
    V. Martinez DH30000103.247.296.349.6441.0
    J. Jones PR-DH00000000.209.262.379.6410.0
    J. Adduci 1B40100012.279.300.416.7160.5
    R. Rodriguez SS40100011.215.257.325.5820.5
    J. McCann C30000101.218.266.315.5811.0
    D. Lugo 2B40000033.226.273.290.563-1.5
    V. Reyes CF30000011.232.250.300.550-0.5
      BATTING
      • 2B - R. Grossman 2 (26)
      • HR - J. Polanco (6), E. Rosario (24)
      • RBI - J. Mauer (45), J. Polanco (33), E. Rosario (77), J. Cave (37), E. Adrianza (36), W. Astudillo (11)
      • 2-Out RBI - J. Mauer (17), J. Polanco (13), E. Rosario (34)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - E. Rosario 2 (2), J. Cave, M. Kepler, W. Astudillo 2 (2)
      BATTING
      • 2B - N. Castellanos (41)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - C. Stewart, V. Martinez, J. Adduci 2 (2), D. Lugo 2 (2), V. Reyes
      BASERUNNING
      • CS - J. Polanco (5)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Mauer-Polanco)
      • E - E. Rosario (9)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      G. Moya1.01000104.731.272.5
      K. Stewart (W, 2-1)6.03103504.401.6324.5
      T. Duffey1.01001008.181.321.0
      T. May1.00000103.981.183.5
      PITCHERSIP
      G. Moya1.0
      K. Stewart (W, 2-1)6.0
      T. Duffey1.0
      T. May1.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      J. Zimmermann (L, 7-8)3.27552214.411.25-9.0
      Z. Reininger2.10001206.481.566.0
      D. Stumpf1.01000005.091.612.0
      D. VerHagen1.00000104.611.123.5
      A. Wilson1.01110013.551.101.0
      PITCHING
      • WP - T. Duffey (2)
      • Pitches-Strikes - G. Moya 20-15, K. Stewart 86-51, T. Duffey 24-12, T. May 12-9
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - G. Moya 1-1, K. Stewart 5-7, T. Duffey 1-2, T. May 1-1
      • Batters Faced - G. Moya 4, K. Stewart 23, T. Duffey 5, T. May 3
      PITCHING
      • HBP - J. Zimmermann (2)
      • Pitches-Strikes - J. Zimmermann 78-43, Z. Reininger 35-21, D. Stumpf 10-7, D. VerHagen 15-9, A. Wilson 16-10
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Zimmermann 3-5, Z. Reininger 1-4, D. Stumpf 1-2, D. VerHagen 1-1, A. Wilson 2-1
      • Batters Faced - J. Zimmermann 20, Z. Reininger 8, D. Stumpf 4, D. VerHagen 3, A. Wilson 4
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      MIN69-81
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      DET61-89
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      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      J. Mauer 1B50110010.274.344.376.7211.5
      J. Polanco SS41211000.289.339.431.7707.0
      E. Rosario LF31111003.288.323.479.8036.0
      J. Field LF20000000.210.245.361.6060.0
      R. Grossman DH41200010.270.356.383.7394.5
      J. Cave CF41110021.263.306.471.7772.0
      L. Forsythe 2B21100200.241.318.303.6214.0
      M. Kepler RF30000103.227.322.416.7371.0
      E. Adrianza 3B41110012.244.296.364.6602.5
      W. Astudillo C40010003.305.328.492.8191.0
      Total3569623512-----
        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        J. Candelario 3B30000110.229.317.409.7260.5
        C. Stewart LF40000001.241.333.276.6090.0
        N. Castellanos RF31300100.296.354.491.8456.0
        V. Martinez DH30000103.247.296.349.6441.0
        J. Jones PR-DH00000000.209.262.379.6410.0
        J. Adduci 1B40100012.279.300.416.7160.5
        R. Rodriguez SS40100011.215.257.325.5820.5
        J. McCann C30000101.218.266.315.5811.0
        D. Lugo 2B40000033.226.273.290.563-1.5
        V. Reyes CF30000011.232.250.300.550-0.5
        Total3115004712-----
          BATTING
          • 2B - R. Grossman 2 (26)
          • HR - J. Polanco (6), E. Rosario (24)
          • RBI - J. Mauer (45), J. Polanco (33), E. Rosario (77), J. Cave (37), E. Adrianza (36), W. Astudillo (11)
          • 2-Out RBI - J. Mauer (17), J. Polanco (13), E. Rosario (34)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - E. Rosario 2 (2), J. Cave, M. Kepler, W. Astudillo 2 (2)
          BATTING
          • 2B - N. Castellanos (41)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - C. Stewart, V. Martinez, J. Adduci 2 (2), D. Lugo 2 (2), V. Reyes
          BASERUNNING
          • CS - J. Polanco (5)
          FIELDING
          • DP - (Mauer-Polanco)
          • E - E. Rosario (9)
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          G. Moya1.01000104.731.272.5
          K. Stewart (W, 2-1)6.03103504.401.6324.5
          T. Duffey1.01001008.181.321.0
          T. May1.00000103.981.183.5
          Total9.0510470---
          PITCHERSIP
          G. Moya1.0
          K. Stewart (W, 2-1)6.0
          T. Duffey1.0
          T. May1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          J. Zimmermann (L, 7-8)3.27552214.411.25-9.0
          Z. Reininger2.10001206.481.566.0
          D. Stumpf1.01000005.091.612.0
          D. VerHagen1.00000104.611.123.5
          A. Wilson1.01110013.551.101.0
          Total9.0966352---
          PITCHERSIP
          J. Zimmermann (L, 7-8)3.2
          Z. Reininger2.1
          D. Stumpf1.0
          D. VerHagen1.0
          A. Wilson1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • WP - T. Duffey (2)
          • Pitches-Strikes - G. Moya 20-15, K. Stewart 86-51, T. Duffey 24-12, T. May 12-9
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - G. Moya 1-1, K. Stewart 5-7, T. Duffey 1-2, T. May 1-1
          • Batters Faced - G. Moya 4, K. Stewart 23, T. Duffey 5, T. May 3
          PITCHING
          • HBP - J. Zimmermann (2)
          • Pitches-Strikes - J. Zimmermann 78-43, Z. Reininger 35-21, D. Stumpf 10-7, D. VerHagen 15-9, A. Wilson 16-10
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Zimmermann 3-5, Z. Reininger 1-4, D. Stumpf 1-2, D. VerHagen 1-1, A. Wilson 2-1
          • Batters Faced - J. Zimmermann 20, Z. Reininger 8, D. Stumpf 4, D. VerHagen 3, A. Wilson 4
          • 9TH INNING
            Polanco homered to right center61
          • 4TH INNING
            Adduci singled to deep left, Castellanos scored, Adduci to third on left fielder Rosario fielding error51
            Mauer singled to deep center, Adrianza scored50
            Astudillo grounded out to second, Forsythe scored, Adrianza to second40
            Adrianza singled to right, Cave scored, Forsythe to third30
            Cave singled to center, Grossman scored20
          • 1ST INNING
            Rosario homered to left center10
          • 9TH INNING
            • Alex Wilson relieved Drew VerHagen
            • W. Astudillo: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Astudillo popped out to shortstop
            • J. Mauer: Ball, Foul, Ball, Mauer grounded out to second
            • J. Polanco: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Polanco homered to right center
            • J. Field: Ball, Ball, Field grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 9th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • Trevor May relieved Tyler Duffey
            • R. Rodriguez: Strike looking, Rodriguez popped out to third
            • J. McCann: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, McCann grounded out to third
            • D. Lugo: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Lugo struck out swinging
            • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Drew VerHagen relieved Daniel Stumpf
            • L. Forsythe: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Forsythe grounded out to pitcher
            • M. Kepler: Strike looking, Ball, Kepler lined out to left
            • E. Adrianza: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Adrianza struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Tyler Duffey relieved Kohl Stewart
            • J. Candelario: Ball, Ball, Candelario grounded out to third
            • C. Stewart: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Stewart flied out to deep left
            • N. Castellanos: Ball, Strike swinging, Castellanos doubled to deep left
            • V. Martinez: Ball, Foul, Ball, Castellanos to third on wild pitch, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Martinez walked
            • JaCoby Jones ran for Victor Martinez
            • J. Adduci: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Adduci fouled out to third
            • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • Daniel Stumpf relieved Zac Reininger
            • J. Polanco: Ball, Polanco grounded out to third
            • J. Field: Ball, Foul, Ball, Field flied out to deep right
            • R. Grossman: Strike looking, Foul, Grossman doubled to deep left
            • J. Cave: Cave flied out to deep center
            • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • K. Stewart Pitching:
            • R. Rodriguez: Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Rodriguez singled to center
            • J. McCann: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, McCann flied out to deep right
            • D. Lugo: Ball, Lugo lined out to right
            • V. Reyes: Foul, Reyes grounded out to pitcher
            • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • Z. Reininger Pitching:
            • E. Adrianza: Adrianza flied out to deep center
            • W. Astudillo: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Astudillo grounded out to second
            • J. Mauer: Strike looking, Ball, Mauer flied out to deep left
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • K. Stewart Pitching:
            • N. Castellanos: Strike looking, Castellanos singled to right
            • V. Martinez: Martinez grounded out to shortstop, Castellanos out at second
            • J. Adduci: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Adduci struck out swinging
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • Z. Reininger Pitching:
            • R. Grossman: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike looking, Grossman struck out looking
            • J. Cave: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Cave struck out swinging
            • L. Forsythe: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Forsythe walked
            • M. Kepler: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Kepler flied out to center
            • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • K. Stewart Pitching:
            • V. Reyes: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Reyes struck out swinging
            • J. Candelario: Ball, Strike looking, Candelario grounded out to first
            • C. Stewart: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Stewart lined out to right
            • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • J. Zimmermann Pitching:
            • R. Grossman: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Grossman doubled to deep left
            • J. Cave: Foul, Cave singled to center, Grossman scored
            • L. Forsythe: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Forsythe singled to center, Cave to second
            • M. Kepler: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kepler flied out to center
            • E. Adrianza: Adrianza singled to right, Cave scored, Forsythe to third
            • W. Astudillo: Astudillo grounded out to second, Forsythe scored, Adrianza to second
            • J. Mauer: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Mauer singled to deep center, Adrianza scored
            • J. Polanco: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Polanco reached on an infield single to second, Mauer to second
            • Zac Reininger relieved Jordan Zimmermann
            • E. Rosario: Rosario flied out to deep center
            • Middle of the 4th (4 Runs, 6 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • K. Stewart Pitching:
            • N. Castellanos: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Castellanos walked
            • V. Martinez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Martinez lined out to left
            • J. Adduci: Ball, Adduci singled to deep left, Castellanos scored, Adduci to third on left fielder Rosario fielding error
            • Johnny Field in left field
            • R. Rodriguez: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Rodriguez lined out to shortstop
            • J. McCann: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, McCann walked
            • D. Lugo: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Lugo struck out swinging
            • End of the 4th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
          • 3RD INNING
            • J. Zimmermann Pitching:
            • J. Mauer: Foul, Mauer grounded out to shortstop
            • J. Polanco: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Polanco hit by pitch
            • E. Rosario: Rosario fouled out to shortstop
            • R. Grossman: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Polanco caught stealing second, catcher to third
            • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • K. Stewart Pitching:
            • D. Lugo: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike looking, Lugo struck out looking
            • V. Reyes: Ball, Reyes grounded out to shortstop
            • J. Candelario: Strike looking, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Ball, Candelario walked
            • C. Stewart: Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Stewart lined out to center
            • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • J. Zimmermann Pitching:
            • J. Cave: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Cave struck out looking
            • L. Forsythe: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Forsythe walked
            • M. Kepler: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Kepler walked, Forsythe to second
            • E. Adrianza: Foul, Ball, Adrianza flied out to right
            • W. Astudillo: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Astudillo flied out to center
            • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Kohl Stewart relieved Gabriel Moya
            • J. Adduci: Strike looking, Adduci grounded out to second
            • R. Rodriguez: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Rodriguez struck out swinging
            • J. McCann: Ball, Ball, McCann popped out to shortstop
            • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 1ST INNING
            • J. Zimmermann Pitching:
            • J. Mauer: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Mauer struck out looking
            • J. Polanco: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Polanco grounded out to shortstop
            • E. Rosario: Ball, Rosario homered to left center
            • R. Grossman: Grossman lined out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 1st (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • G. Moya Pitching:
            • J. Candelario: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Candelario struck out looking
            • C. Stewart: Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Strike swinging, Stewart flied out to deep right
            • N. Castellanos: Castellanos singled to left center
            • V. Martinez: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Martinez grounded into fielder's choice to second, Castellanos out at second
            • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)