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Cruz 2 HRs, including slam as Twins rout Tigers; Baddoo slam

Tigers starter José Ureña lasted only three innings in his Detroit debut.
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz (23) is greeted by teammate Max Kepler after...
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz (23) is greeted by teammate Max Kepler after hitting a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 5, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)(Carlos Osorio | AP)
Published: Apr. 5, 2021 at 7:31 PM EDT
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DETROIT (AP) - Nelson Cruz hit a grand slam, a solo home run and a double as the Minnesota Twins rolled past the Detroit Tigers 15-6. Rookie Akil Baddoo hit a grand slam in the ninth for Detroit. Matt Shoemaker held the Tigers without a hit until Wilson Ramos homered with two outs in the fifth. He allowed three hits in six innings with five strikeouts and earned his first victory since April 9, 2019. Tigers starter José Ureña lasted only three innings in his Detroit debut.

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