The Detroit Tigers let a two run lead slip away in a 5-3 loss to the Pirates last night in Pittsburgh.
Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning and Andy Dirks added an RBI for Detroit, who have lost two-straight.
Anibal Sanchez was charged with the loss, giving up five runs on seven hits while striking out nine in six-and-two-thirds innings.
Detroit sends Doug Fister (5-2, 3.65 ERA) to the mound and Jeff Locke (5-1, 2.45 ERA) gets the start for Pittsburgh in tonight’s series finale. First pitch is 7:05 p.m.
Also; it was the Chicago Cubs 9, and the Chicago White Sox 3. The Minnesota Twins took the Milwaukee Brewers 4 to 1.
By: Mike Plourde for Great Lakes Radio Sports