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The Detroit Tigers Sweep the Houston Astros! Play Nationals Next

Posted on May 6, 2013 in Professional Sports News.

Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the seventh inning as the Detroit Tigers swept the Houston Astros, with a 9-0 win yesterday afternoon.

Detroit has now won 9 of their last 10

Verlander improved his record to 4-and-2 He gave up two hits and struck out nine.

Prince Fielder hit a two-run homer while Brayan Pena, Andy Dirks and Omar Infante also hit home runs.

 

The Tigers begin a two-game series with the Washington Nationals tomorrow.

 

In other games it was the St. Louis Cardinals 10 and the Milwaukee Brewers 1 and the Cincinnati Reds beat the  Chicago Cubs 7 to 4.

 

By:  Mike Plourde         for Great Lakes Radio Sports