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The Detroit Tigers Beat The Houston Astros – The Two Teams Play This Afternoon

Posted on May 15, 2013 in Professional Sports News.

 

Doug Fister got his fifth win of the season as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 6-2 last night at Comerica Park.

Fister gave up two runs on five hits while striking out seven in seven innings, and Joaquin Benoit and Jose Valverde each pitched a scoreless inning for the win.

Miguel Cabrera went two-for-three at the plate with a solo home run, in the seventh. Andy Dirks, Don Kelly, Ramon Santiago and Victor Martinez each had an RBI.

 

This afternoon, Max Scherzer (5-0, 3.61 ERA) gets the start for Detroit, while Houston sends Dallas Keuchel (0-1, 4.43 ERA) to the mound.

First pitch at Comerica Park is 1:08 p.m.

 

It was the Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Milwaukee Brewers 3 in 12 innings.  And the  Colorado Rockies beat the  Chicago Cubs 9 to 4.

 

By:  Mike Plourde       for Great Lakes Radio Sports