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Fielder fuels Porcello, Tigers to 4-0 win at Twins

Detroit Tigers Pitcher Rick Porcello
Detroit Tigers 1B Prince Fielder (photo courtesy Detroit Tigers)
Detroit Tigers Pitcher Rick Porcello

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Prince Fielder broke open a scoreless game with a two-run double in the sixth inning, the spark that Rick Porcello and the Detroit Tigers used to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 on Friday night.

 

Victor Martinez and Jhonny Peralta followed Fielder's soaring drive with RBI doubles of their own, ending the night for Twins starter Scott Diamond (4-6). Even better for the Tigers was that the four-run cushion kept sputtering closer Jose Valverde out of a pressurized save situation.

 

Porcello (4-3) didn't need much relief. The right-hander breezed through seven scoreless innings, allowing just two singles and one double without a walk. He struck out five and gave the Tigers their 19th quality start (of six innings or more and three runs or less) in the last 20 games.

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