The Oakland A’s started a three-game series at Comerica Park by beating the Tigers 8 to 3 last night.
Both teams used several pitchers.
Buck Farmer was the starter and the loser for the Tigers.
He went only 2 and 2/3’s innings, giving up 5 runs on 6 hits while striking out 3 with no walks.
Ian Kinsler led the way at the plate.
Kinsler was 2 for 4 with his 19th home run.
Game two of the series is tonight.
Daniel Gossett will start for Oakland and the Tigers will send Chad Bell to the mound.
Game time is 7:10.
By; Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports