Rosario helps Twins dispatch Tigers

Eddie Rosario went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs and C.J. Cron homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins pounded out 14 hits in a 6-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon in Minneapolis.Mitch Garver had two doubles and a walk and Nelson Cruz, Byron Buxton, Jorge Polanco also each had two hits for the Twins, who swept their abbreviated two-game series with the Tigers after the series opener was snowed out on Friday.Jose Berrios (2-1) overcame a rocky first two innings to pick up his second victory of the season. He allowed four hits and two runs over seven innings, retiring 16 of the last 18 batters he faced, and didn’t allow a hit after the second inning. He walked one, hit a batter and struck out seven.Trevor Hildenberger pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth to notch his first save.Gordon Beckham hit a two-run homer, Jeimer Candelario had two hits and scored a run and Christin Stewart had a RBI double for Detroit which lost its third straight game. Jordan Zimmermann (0-2), who had allowed just five earned runs and 11 hits in 18 innings entering the contest, left after being touched for eight hits and five runs in three innings.The Twins parlayed three hits into a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first. Kepler led off with a double to extend his hitting streak to a career-best 10 games and went to third on a single by Cruz. Rosario then bounced a single into center to drive in Kepler and Cron followed with a groundout to drive in Cruz.

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