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Strikeout machine Sanchez takes on Twins


We don’t like this trend.

Detroit Tiger pitchers have struck out 10 batters or more in five straight games, including last night’s 6-1 win over the Twins. That ties the American League record, according to SB

Today, Anibal Sanchez (3-1, 1.34 ERA) starts for Detroit, who just happened to strike out 17 batters in his last start against Atlanta Friday.

First pitch is at 12:05 today, as the Twins try to avoid a three-game sweep against the Tigers. Scott Diamond (1-2, 4.32) starts for Minnesota.

Here's the lineup, with Joe Mauer getting a rare day off.

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