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DETROIT -- Justin Morneau showed contending teams who may want to make a deal for him hes still got it, hitting a two-run homer and a two-run double before finishing with a season-high four hits to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Tuesday night. Cheap Indians Jerseys Authentic . "Hes obviously still a threat," Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello said after Morneau roughed him up. "The home run was one of the better pitches I threw to him all night." Glen Perkins struck out Miguel Cabrera with two on for the final out to help the fourth-place Twins hold on for the win against the AL Central-division leading Tigers. Cabrera, who has been playing through a series of injuries, finished his last at-bat in pain. "You could see it in his facial expression," said Tigers manager Jim Leyland, adding he didnt know what Cabreras latest ailment was about 15 minutes after the game ended. Mike Pelfrey (5-10) gave up three runs and seven hits in 6 2-3 innings. Jared Burton got out of a two-on, one-out jam in the eighth, and Perkins finished for his 29th save in 32 chances -- barely. Detroit catcher Brayan Pena led off the ninth with a single after fouling a pitch off his right big toe and struggling to run to first base before, he was replaced by Bryan Holaday. After Austin Jackson walked with two outs, Cabrera came to the plate. The fans that stuck around rose to their feet only to go home disappointed when the reigning AL MVP swung and missed on a third strike. "When you get to their closer, its going to be pretty rough to come back," Leyland said. "I think hes one of the best in the league." Porcello (9-7) allowed five runs and seven hits over 4 1-3 innings for Detroit. The Twins were without All-Star Joe Mauer, who was scratched from his start at first when he experienced dizziness during batting practice. Minnesota might end the season without Morneau, who can be traded by the end of the month because he cleared waivers. "Thats just part of baseball in August," he said. "Theres nothing I can do about it, and I dont expect anything to happen. But if it does, Ill deal with it. Right now, Im just playing." Gardenhire also said before the game he didnt plan to put Mauer behind the plate during the series, insisting the decision had nothing to do with Mauers mask getting hit by a lot of baseballs when he played catcher Monday against the New York Mets. A couple hours later, Mauer was taken out of the lineup. And after the game, Mauer was put on the seven-day concussion disabled list. "Im glad we have the means to find out that someones hurt and do the right thing for them," Gardenhire said. "For a long time, you had guys playing through these things, but now we have the tests to find out that something is wrong and take care of them." The Twins put Morneau, who is in the final year of his contract, on revocable waivers last week and he wasnt claimed. He was drafted by Minnesota in 1999 and has been a cornerstone of the team for a decade. "Youd love for him to finish his career here," Gardenhire said. "Its now always up to the manager." Prince Fielder hit his 20th homer to get the Tigers within two runs in the fourth inning, but they allowed Minnesota to build its lead in each of the next two innings. Phil Coke pitched in relief of Porcello and Morneau sent his first pitch into the right-field gap to put Minnesota up 5-1 in the fifth inning. After the game, Coke was sent to Triple-A Toledo to work on his control and left-handed pitcher Jose Alvarez was recalled. "Were not down on Phil Coke," Leyland insisted. "Hes coming back Sept. 1." That wasnt of much consolation for Coke. "Im not happy," he said. "I dont know who would be." Pedro Florimon hit a solo homer off Jeremy Bonderman in the sixth, giving the Twins a five-run lead. NOTES: The Twins want to see RHP Samuel Deduno pitch in the bullpen before letting him take his start in the rotation Friday because he has biceps tendinitis. ... Tigers C Alex Avila, who hasnt played since Aug. 10 because of concussion symptoms, participated in pregame drills on the field and the early returns from his workout were positive. Avila will wear a mask with more padding when he returns to play. ... Twins OF Oswaldo Arcia was out of the lineup because of a sore left wrist. Cheap Cleveland Indians Jerseys . Jay Feely kicked a 41-yard field goal in overtime, and the Cardinals edged the Tennessee Titans 37-34 in overtime after blowing a 17-point lead late in the fourth quarter. Cheap MLB Jerseys . LOUIS -- Attorneys for the St.http://www.cheapindiansjerseys.com/ . Its sharpness matched my mind. This was no night to go to sleep. DALLAS -- The Nashville Predators and Dallas Stars meet at American Airlines Center on Thursday, and these Central Division rivals square off under different circumstances.Nashville (12-9-4) defeated the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday, making the Predators 9-4-1 over their past 14 games.I thought we did a real good job in the third period, Nashville coach Peter Laviolette said after the win. I thought we did a good job, played a smart game, a strong game.The Predators, who are 3-7-2 on the road, also got a lift from the return of former Stars forward James Neal, who scored a goal in his return to the lineup after missing the previous four games with an upper-body injury.Its obviously a good feeling when you get back to playing with your teammates, Neal said. It makes it a little easier when youre on home ice. It feels good to be back and good to win.Dallas (10-11-6), on the other hand, heads into the divisional tilt off a loss, 2-1 to the Calgary Flames on Tuesday.After taking a 1-0 lead to the first intermission thanks to Curtis McKenzie scoring in a second consecutive game for the first time in his short career, the Stars were listless for most of the final 40 minutes. Coach Lindy Ruff put his players through the paces Wednesday morning during a hard practice that lasted just under one hour.I only care about the work, Ruff said after practice Wednesday. You can be frustrated, but dont quit working. I thought there was times in the game (on Tuesday) where we were a little frustrated and we didnt work. (Wednesday) was all about working, just keep working. Work when youre tired.Against the Flames, Dallas lost rookie defenseman Julius Honka, its top pick in the 2014 draft, to an upper-body injury late in the second period. Honka did not practice Wednesday and was ruled out for the Thursday game, but he could return later this week.Ruff called Honkas absence short term and said Honka shouldnt miss more than a few games.Ruff aalso gave updates on injured forward Jiri Hudler (illness), out the past 18 games, and defenseman Johnny Oduya (lower body), sidelined the past eight games, but neither veteran will play against Nashville. Cheap Indians Jerseys. bviously, Jiri (Hudler) is getting closer, Ruff said. I fully anticipate that (Oduya) would be ready by the weekend, but I think (Thursday) is a stretch.Ruff said he plans on inserting rookie center Jason Dickinson, who was recalled from AHL Texas on Tuesday, into the lineup against Nashville.Dickinson will make his season debut and will appear in his second NHL game after scoring a goal in his NHL debut, a 4-2 win in Dallas against Colorado on April 7, 2016.Hes a big man that skates well, Ruff said of Dickinson. With some of the players we have out, some of the speed part of our game is missing. Hes a guy that I think we can put in and he can add to the speed of our lineup.Nashville and Dallas, which is 6-4-2 at home, already twice this season. Dallas prevailed 2-1 at home on Oct. 18, while Nashville won 5-2 in the Music City on Nov. 23.Gritty Stars forward Antoine Roussel is focused on how he and his teammates will perform once they hit the ice to conclude a two-game homestand.I expect a big win for us, Roussel said. I dont really care about how (the Predators) are going to play, I just expect were going to come out the gate really strong and play 60 minutes.And should the Stars deliver a full, consistent effort, it would a welcome change for their coach.Were not playing a 60-minute game, and we havent for this first part of the season, Ruff said. Its been 40 out of 60, 20 of out 60. The disappointing part is we put together probably our best 60-minute effort (Saturday at Colorado). 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