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The Detroit Tigers Take Two From The Cleveland Indians – Tigers Play the Minnesota Twins Tonight

Posted on May 23, 2013 in Professional Sports News.

Despite two rain delays, the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 11-7 last night in Cleveland.

Miguel Cabrera went 2-for-4 at the plate with a two-run homerun and ended the night with three RBIs.

Seven of the nine Tigers in the starting lineup drove in at least one run, as the Tigers won their second straight game to improve to 25-and-19.

They are now just a half game behind the Indians for first-place in the Central division.

Justin Verlander got his fifth win of the year. He gave up five runs on ten hits while striking out nine in five innings.

 

The Tigers host the Minnesota Twins tonight. First pitch is 7:08 p.m.

Rick Porcello (2-2, 5.92 ERA) will take the mound for Detroit, while Minnesota counters with Scott Diamond (3-4, 4.99 ERA).

 

In other games it was the Los Angeles Dodgers 9 and the  Milwaukee Brewers 2.  The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the           Chicago Cubs 1 to 0.

 

By:  Mike Plourde         for Great Lakes Radio Sports