Miguel Cabrera’s two-run home run in his first game back from the disabled list led a five-run, three-inning onslaught against Corey Kluber, supporting Justin Verlander for a 5-2 win Tuesday night at Comerica Park.
Verlander pitched 7 innings, giving up 2 runs on 4 hits while striking out 5 and walking 4.
Alex Avila was 2 for 4 at the plate, driving in a run and scoring a run.
The series continues tonight at Comerica Park.
Mathew Boyd will be the starting pitcher for Detroit and the Indians will start Carlos Carrasco.
Game time is scheduled for 7:10.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports