Sport Watch: Tigers' Justin Upton walks it off in back-and-forth battle with Twins

05:40  13 august  2017
05:40  13 august  2017 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Justin Upton showed off some of that power Saturday with a walk - off two-run homer to give the Tigers a 12-11 win over the Twins . This game was a wild one. The Tigers took a 5-0 lead in the first inning, before the Twins went on an 11-1 run take an 11-6 lead.

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While the Tigers gave up on their season a long time ago, they still have talent and power. Justin Upton showed off some of that power Saturday with a walk-off two-run homer to give the Tigers a 12-11 win over the Twins.

This game was a wild one. The Tigers took a 5-0 lead in the first inning, before the Twins went on an 11-1 run take an 11-6 lead. But Detroit was far from done.

The Tigers scored one run in the seventh and then three runs in the eighth to go into the ninth inning down just one. And considering the fact the Twins traded their closer Brandon Kintzler at the trade deadline, Detroit was confident going into the final frame.

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Matt Belisle did what he could, but it was not enough.

Justin Upton © (Getty Images) Justin Upton

He allowed a leadoff single to Mikie Mahtook and then Upton stepped up to the plate and the game was over just like that.

Upton finished the night 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs.

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