MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera, Magglio Ordonez and Dusty Ryan homered and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 7-5 on Sunday.
Ryan, a rookie catcher, hit a two-run homer in his first major league start. Chris Lambert earned his first career win and the Tigers won consecutive games for the first time since Aug. 22-23.
Bobby Seay pitched two innings of relief, Kyle Farnsworth pitched a scoreless eighth and Fernando Rodney a scoreless ninth for his 10th save in 14 opportunities.
Justin Morneau had four RBI, including a two-run triple, for Minnesota, which remains 2 1/2 games behind first-place Chicago in the AL Central. The White Sox lost 3-2 to Los Angeles.