MILWAUKEE (AP) Pedro Alvarez hit two home runs, Andrew McCutchen also went deep, and Jeff Locke pitched six shutout innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.
DETROIT (AP) Joe Mauer homered and had three hits, helping the Minnesota Twins snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
Mauer had already earned the ire of Detroit fans when he broke up Anibal Sanchez's no-hit bid in the ninth inning Friday night.
DETROIT (AP) Minnesota Twins center fielder Wilkin Ramirez has left the game against the Detroit Tigers after a scary collision on a fly ball.
DETROIT (AP) _ Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has been ejected from Saturday's game at Detroit while arguing a call at second base.
The Twins had men on first and second with nobody out in the third inning when Justin Morneau hit a grounder to first baseman Prince Fielder.
DETROIT (AP) The Minnesota Twins have called up right-hander P.J. Walters from Triple-A Rochester to start Saturday against the Detroit Tigers.
The Twins optioned outfielder Oswaldo Arcia to Rochester after Friday night's loss to the Tigers.
MILWAUKEE (AP) Brewers manager Ron Roenicke says closer Jim Henderson is expected to be out ``a while'' with a pulled hamstring.
Henderson was injured Friday against the Pirates.
Roenicke says the right-hander was limping Saturday and is scheduled to be examined by a doctor.
UMD Baseball season ended during the Northern Sun Conference tournament, but the post–season honors are just starting to pile up for the Bulldogs' Alex Wojciechowski.
DETROIT (AP) Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before Minnesota's Joe Mauer broke it up with a one-out single, and that was the only hit the Detroit right-hander allowed in the Tigers' 6-0 victory over the Twins on Friday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) Dodgers manager Don Mattingly criticized his team and benched All-Star right fielder Andre Ethier, then watched Los Angeles beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-2 Wednesday.