Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back homers in the top of the ninth as the Tigers beat the Twins 8-6 on Monday.
With Joe Nathan needing the day off, Joakim Soria got the ninth for the Twins on Monday and pitched a scoreless inning for his 18th save.
Andrew Romine went 3-for-4 with two RBI against the Twins in Monday's victory.
Anibal Sanchez (pectoral) threw 25 pitches off the mound Monday and felt good.
Alex Avila (head) is not in Monday's lineup against the Twins.
Justin Verlander acknowledged after his start Sunday that a blister "flared up" on his right hand.
Alex Avila left Sunday's game against the Indians with lightheadedness.
J.D. Martinez slugged his 22nd home run of the season in Sunday's 6-4 victory over the Indians.
Joe Nathan earned his 32nd save of the season Sunday in the Tigers' defeat of the Indians.
Alex Avila slugged a go-ahead two-run homer in the Tigers' 5-4 defeat of the Indians on Saturday.
Kyle Lobstein allowed four earned runs over five innings Saturday in a no-decision versus the Indians.
Anibal Sanchez (pectoral) is expected to begin throwing off a mound on Monday.
J.D. Martinez clobbered his 21st home run of the season and drove home four runs on Friday to lead the Tigers to a 7-2 win over the Indians.
Ian Kinsler had a nice night at the dish in Friday's victory over the Indians, going 2-for-5 with a double, run scored and RBI.
David Price picked up his 14th victory of the season on Friday, limiting the Indians to one run on eight hits over 7 2/3 strong innings.