Dixon Machado hit his first major league home run and the Detroit Tigers beat the San Fransisco Giants 6 to 2 yesterday at Comerica Park.
Nick Castellanos was 2 for 3 at the plate with 1 RBI and 1 run scored.
Anibal Sanchez was stellar for the Tigers as the starter and winner.
Sanchez went 6 innings, giving up 2 runs on 5 hits with 8 strike outs and no walks.
The bullpen didn’t give up even 1 hit.
The Tigers travel to Cleveland to begin a three game weekend series with the Indians.
Jordan Zimmermann will start for the Tigers tonight and the Indians will send out Carlos Carrasco.
The first pitch is scheduled for 7:10.
Third basemen Justin Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Mike Moustakas of the Kansas City Royals were the players named to the final All Star Roster spots as voted by the fans.
The 88th All Star Game will be Tuesday, July 11th at Marlins Park in Miami.
Michael Fulmer is the only Tiger named to the American League All Star Team.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports