The Minnesota Twins won the rubber match yesterday afternoon 5-1 against the Detroit Tigers. Justin Morneau hit his 16th home run, Kevin Slowey pitched 6 innings, and the Twins pushed their division lead to 1 1/2 games. Joe Mauer got the day off so backup Drew Butera caught. Outfielder Delmon Young moved up to the #3 spot after hitting in the #7 spot almost all year. Young went 1-4 with 1 RBI in his first appearance in the third spot, where Joe Mauer usually bats. Michael Cuddyer played 3rd base again which allows Jason Kubel to play right field and Jim Thome at the designated hitter position. The Minnesota Twins now start a 4 game series against the Tampa Bay Rays. Carl Pavano will get the mound and has pitched 2 consecutive complete games.