Detroit Tigers defeat Minnesota Twins, 10-8

DETROIT - After acquiring Carl Pavano from Cleveland on Friday, the Twins wasted little time putting him to work, handing him tonight's start against Detroit.

Pavano, 33, welcomed the chance. After four injury-riddled seasons with the Yankees, the righthander is trying to reclaim his workhorse reputation, cashing in on contract incentives that reward him for durability.

He was 9-8 with a 5.37 ERA for the Indians, including 3-0 with a 1.93 ERA against the Tigers. He h...

DETROIT - Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has drawn 46 ejections. Usually he speaks with restraint afterward, but after getting tossed for the fifth time this season in Friday night's 10-8 loss to the Tigers at Comerica Park, he didn't hold back.

And neither did plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt in his response.

Gardenhire said Wendelstedt punctuated his second-inning ejection by asking, "How do you like that?"

"That's the second time I've run into this, with this guy,...