DETROIT, May 25 (UPI) -- P.J. Walters pitched six efficient innings in his first start of 2013 Saturday and Minnesota broke a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over Detroit.
Walters (1-0) was called up from Class AAA Rochester and responded by limiting the Tigers to two runs on eight hits. The 28-year-old right-hander walked one and struck out three.
Tigers starter Doug Fister (5-2) absorbed the loss, surrendering three runs on eight hits over seven frames.
Jhonny Peralta belted a solo homer for Detroit.