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Tigers nip Twins 5-4 in series opener

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes had a homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price in the Detroit Tigers' 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

Jose Iglesias raised his average to .397 with a homer and a triple among his three hits and Price (2-1) gave up three runs on six hits and struck out seven in six innings for the Tigers (14-6), who have won three straight after a four-game losing skid. Joakim Soria picked up his eighth save in eight chances.

Danny Santana had two hits and an RBI for the Twins (8-11), who had the tying run at second base with one out. Tommy Milone (2-1) gave up five runs on eight hits in four innings.