Twins 6, Tigers 2: Chris Parmelee homered and drove in a pair of runs as visiting Minnesota snapped Detroit's five-game winning streak.
Scott Diamond (2-2) had a no-hitter through four innings and wound up allowing two runs in six frames while Justin Morneau had two hits and two RBIs as the Twins averted a three-game sweep. Pedro Florimon added two hits and scored twice as Minnesota got back to .500 (12-12).
Anibal Sanchez (3-2) gave up three runs on five hits and struck out nine for the Tigers, who had scored 35 runs during their winning streak. Miguel Cabrera had two hits and a run-scoring double for the Tigers.
The Twins struck for a pair of two-out runs in the first when Morneau doubled home Josh Willingham before scoring on Parmelee's single. They added another two-out run in the second on Jamey Carroll's double for a 3-0 edge.
Detroit pulled within 3-2 in the sixth on Torii Hunter's run-scoring single and Cabrera's RBI double, but the Twins got those runs back in the seventh against rookie Bruce Rondon when Aaron Hicks tripled and Florimon and Morneau delivered RBI singles. Parmelee capped the scoring with an eighth-inning solo blast.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Cabrera, who had 28 RBIs in April, improved to 5-for-14 with 26 RBIs with runners in scoring position. ... Minnesota C Joe Mauer got the day off after going 1-for-23 in his last six games, including a hitless streak of 21 at-bats. ... The Tigers place LHP Phil Coke (groin) on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 26 and called up RHP Jose Ortega, who fanned two in one inning to give Detroit's pitching staff an American League record with six straight games of at least 10 strikeouts.