Baseball: Maeda fans 8, does not factor in Twins' loss to Tigers

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Kenta Maeda struck out eight and allowed three runs on three hits over five innings, but did not factor in the Minnesota Twins' 5-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. The 33-year-old right-hander, who also issued a walk and hit a batsman, left with the seven-inning game tied 3-3 at Detroit's Comerica Park. He surrendered all three runs on an Akil Baddoo triple with two out in the bottom of the second, but tightened things up to complete three straight 1-2-3 innings. "(After the second inning) I was able to stop making the same mistakes and prevent hits. I was happy about that," said Maeda...

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