AL Central Watch: June 13

Heres a quick glance at whats happening around the American League Central.

Tigers slugger Miguel Cabreras walkoff shot against the White Sox has helped raised hopes again in Detroit.

Surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow will sideline Indians catcher Victor Martinez for six to eight weeks.

After the White Sox beat up on them, the Twins traveled to Cleveland, where the beatings continued against the Indians.

Elsewhere around the AL, the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry must take a back seat to the suddenly hot Red Sox-Rays rivalry. Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon fires the latest shot in the war.

Check back later for updates.

The Latest
Minnesota scored four times in the 10th inning to drop the Sox 5 1/2 games back in the AL Central.
Reliever David Robertson walked in the tying run in the ninth inning of the Cubs’ 5-2 extra-innings loss to the Brewers on Monday.
Police identified the shooting suspect as Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, a 22-year-old who remained on the loose for more than eight hours after the attack in the affluent suburb’s downtown area.
Among the fatal attacks, a woman was killed and a gunman was among two others wounded in a shootout Friday night in Chinatown, Chicago police said.
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