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MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota is now the worst Twins team since 2011. With more than a week left to season, more marks are likely to fall.Justin Upton and Victor Martinez homered as the Detroit Tigers picked up another win in the AL wild-card chase, beating Minnesota 9-2 Thursday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.Upton hit a tiebreaking homer off Alex Wimmers (1-3) in the seventh for a 2-1 lead. Jose Iglesias had a sacrifice fly in the eighth and Martinez hit a three-run homer against Pat Light in a six-run ninth.Weve seen a lot of those games that seem to deteriorate late, Minnesota manager Paul Molitor said. Youre hoping your guys can keep it close and give your offense a chance to somehow get even or take the lead late. But weve had a tendency to put some crooked numbers up late on the wrong side of the board.Brian Dozier led off the bottom of the first with his 42nd homer, one behind major league leader Mark Trumbo of Baltimore.Minnesota has lost five straight and dropped to a big league-worst 55-97, its most losses since they went 63-99 in 2011.The offense is having a tough time, Molitor said. Were not putting much together. Some guys are scuffling. Were trying to find a way to create some offense. It just isnt happening right now.The makeup of Wednesday nights rainout drew an announced paid crowd of 18,374, but there were a lot fewer spectators to actually show up. Fans in the small crowd could be heard calling out to the players on several occasions.The one thing is you can hear every single thing said in the stands, Detroit manager Brad Ausmus said. When you have a big crowd, everything is kind of just a buzz. But you could hear every single thing said; they had some fairly good barbs thrown out.Pat Dean made his first start since Aug. 31, when he gave up six runs in 4 1/3 innings in a loss to Cleveland. The only run he allowed Thursday was when Cameron Maybin scored in the first on a double-play grounder by Miguel Cabrera.I was trying to stay locked in and focused on getting the hitters, Dean said. It was definitely a little weird being able to hear everybody have their conversations off on the side.Anibal Sanchez allowed one run and two hits in five innings in a spot start for Detroit, and Alex Wilson (4-0), Shane Green and Mark Lowe finished the five-hitter.Ervin Santana (7-10) was to start for Minnesota against Justin Verlander (14-8) in the night game.AMONG SECONDSDozier has an AL record 40 homers as a second baseman, one more than Alfonso Sorianos total in 2002. Only Rogers Hornsby (42 in 1922), Davey Johnson (42 in 1973) and Ryne Sandberg (40 in 1990) have hit more.Dozier extended his hitting streak to 24 games, tied for the third-longest in Twins history.Its unfortunate for him that he hasnt been able to celebrate a lot of those home runs with the losses, Molitor said. Impressive run continues, hitting streaks alive.TRAINERS ROOMTwins: DH/3B Miguel Sano (lower back tightness) was back in the lineup for the first time since Sept. 12. Manager Paul Molitor said Sano was still sore but was anxious to return. ... Molitor confirmed RHP Trevor May has a stress fracture in his back. May was 2-2 with a 5.27 ERA in 44 relief appearances. He made three trips to the DL with the injury, which hadnt been detected in previous exams.UP NEXTTwins: RHP Kyle Gibson (6-10) is slated to make his final home start of the season on Friday against Seattle, which will start LHP James Paxton (4-7). 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Both players have been put on notice by Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller after Tomic drew heavy criticism following his exit from the Madrid Open when, on match point against Fabio Fognini, he held the racquet by the strings and did not offer a return to the Italians serve.Asked about the incident by the Gold Coast Bulletin, the world No 22 responded: I dont care about that match point - would you care if you were 23 and worth over $10m? Tomic effectively gave up match point against Fabio Fognini by attempting to return the ball with his rackets handle After the Australian Olympic Committees AGM, Chiller said: I think it was appalling behaviour. It goes against every value that all the Olympians live by, it goes against everything that weve been trying to build in this team.I would not want to see any of our Olympic team members behave in that way.Chiller said both Tomic and Kyrgios, who has a history of verbally abusing opponents, umpires and fans, were just two of the potential Rio Games athletes who were being monitored for their behaviour. Every athlete is under the microscope now, she added. Theres a few athletes that are on wwatch and those two names are among them.ddddddddddddTomic has been accused of tanking, or failing to try his best, in the past including in a loss to Andy Roddick at the 2012 US Open. Chef de Mission of the Australian Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Kitty Chiller has warned Tomic and Kyrgios His 28-minute loss to Jarkko Nieminen in Miami in 2014 remains the quickest ever on the ATP Tour, while he was also involved in a spat with Davis Cup team-mate Kyrgios in March.Tennis Australia has until late June to nominate its team for Rio, with world No 21 Kyrgios and Tomic the countrys highest-ranked players and best chance for a medal. Tomic shows his emotion against Fabio Fognini But Chiller was keen to point out that Tennis Australia can only nominate players of good standing within their sport, while the AOC has the final say.Its their responsibility to determine whether its appropriate to nominate them, she said. If any athlete from any sport is nominated, we look at everything ... including behaviour, including the disrepute clause. 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