Finally, they led 12-11 and the night was over as Justin Upton jogged around the bases after clobbering a walk-off two-run home run.
Zack Cozart and Eugenio Suarez had three hits and drove in two runs each, as the Cincinnati Reds built an early eight-run lead and then held on for an 11-10 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night in Milwaukee. But Detroit was far from done.
The Tigers trailed 11-6 after six innings but pulled within one run on Jose Iglesias' two-run home run in the eighth inning off Trevor Hildenberger.
Belilse, in his third save opportunity since Brandon Kintzler was traded to Washington on July 31, struck out Ian Kinsler to end the Tigers' three-run eighth inning but gave up a leadoff hit to Matt Mahtook before Upton hammered a 2-1 pitch deep to left field to end the game.
Dillon Gee allowed a sacrifice fly to Upton after Mahtook's one-out triple in the seventh.
Eddie Rosario, Byron Buxton and Joe Mauer all homered, and Joe drove in five runs for the first time since 2010.
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Detroit Tigers left fielder Justin Upton (8) hits a RBI fielders choice in the fourth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mauer's sixth home run, to left-center field, was his 16th against Detroit in his career and his five RBIs gave him 114 versus the Tigers. A solo home run by Tucker Barnhart in the seventh increased Cincinnati's lead to 11-9. It was the fourth home run allowed by Mujica in five innings with the Tigers. Give me the Twins again tonight. Jorge Polanco ran his hitting streak to 10 games with a single to right and scored on a line single to left by Brian Dozier that chased starter Jordan Zimmermann and put Minnesota ahead 7-5.
Twins starter Kyle Gibson went 4 2/3 innings giving up 3 runs on 5 hits.
Zimmermann wouldn't survive the fourth.
Miguel Cabrera came out of the game after he singled in the fifth inning, complaining of lower back stiffness.
Berrios gave up five runs to Detroit in the first, one on an RBI single by Nicholas Castellanos and four on a grand slam by McCann, his 11th home run and second career slam.