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Tigers Vs. Twins: Detroit Looks For Rebound After Cleveland Sweep

After being swept by the Cleveland Indians, the Detroit Tigers will look to rebound in a three game series against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.

May 24, 2012; Cleveland, OH, USA: Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder (28) during the game against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.  Mandatory Credit: Eric P. Mull-USPRESSWIRE
May 24, 2012; Cleveland, OH, USA: Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder (28) during the game against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric P. Mull-USPRESSWIRE

Prince Fielder, Miguel Cabrera and Delmon Young couldn't hit and the Detroit Tigers couldn't score in their series against the Cleveland Indians, getting swept in three games. They only scored six runs in the three game series against Cleveland to push their record in their last 10 games to 3-7 and knock them down to third place in the AL Central.

They'll head to Minnesota starting on Friday to face the last place Twins, who lost a series of their own to the Chicago White Sox but were able to sweep the Tigers the last time the two teams met in a two game set at Comerica Park.

Drew Smyly will take the mound for the Tigers and try to keep the runs against low as the Tigers look to find their offensive groove again. The rookie has pitched well this year with a 2.89 ERA. He'll face Anthony Swarzak for the Twins, replacing the injured Nick Blackburn. It hasn't been a great year for Swarzak, who has no wins yet on the season and a 4.73 ERA.

The game will be at Target Field at 8:10 p.m. ET.

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