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MLB – The Detroit Tigers Sweep The Baltimore Orioles

Posted on April 20, 2018 in Professional Sports News.

The bats came alive for the Detroit Tigers at a slightly warmer Comerica Park yesterday.

They beat the Baltimore Orioles 13 to 8 to sweep the series.

A 5 run 5th inning was the key.

Tigers hitters set a season high with 18 hits, including home runs by Jeimar Candelaria and Leonys Martin.

Jordan Zimmermann was the starter and the winning pitcher for the Tigers.

He went 5 and 1/3 innings, giving up 4 runs on 7 hits, striking out 7 and walking 2.

Overall Tigers pitchers gave up the 8 runs on 14 hits, striking out 11 and walking 3.

 

The Tigers have a double header today, including a make up game, against the Kansas City Royals.

Michael Fulmer will start the afternoon game, up against Jacob Junis of the Royals.

Game time is at 1:10.

Daniel Norris goes to the mound for the Tigers in the night game.

Jason Hamel will start for the Royals.

That game is scheduled to start at 7:10.

 

By: Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports

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