Home runs from James McCann and Justin Upton powered the Tigers to a 7 to 3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in last night’s opener of that inter-league series in Phoenix.
Justin Verlander started and was the winning pitcher.
He went six innings, giving up 3 runs on 7 hits while striking out 7 and walking 3.
The two-game series wraps up tonight.
Mathew Boyd goes to the mound for the Tigers and the Diamondbacks will start recent call-up Zack Godfrey.
The first pitch is scheduled for 9:40.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports