The Detroit Tigers beat the Colorado Rockies 6 to 2 yesterday in Colorado to take that 3 game series.
Justin Verlander showed up with his arm and his bat.
J.V. was the starter and the winner for Detroit, going 6 innings and giving up 1 run on 3 hits while striking out 9 and walking 1.
Verlander was also 1 for 3 at the plate with his first RBI.
It was Nick Castellanos who had the big bat for the Tigers.
Castellanos went 3 for 5 at the plate with a home run in the 3rd, 2 runs scored, and 1 RBI.
The Tigers are off today.
They return to Comerica Park tomorrow to start a 4 game weekend series with the Cleveland Indians, beginning with a doubleheader tomorrow.
The first game will start at 1:10 and the second game starts at 7:10.
By: Mike Plourde: – for Great Lakes Radio Sports