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MLB – The Tampa Bay Rays Take 3 Of 4 From The Detroit Tigers

Posted on July 7, 2014 in Professional Sports News.

Matt Joyce and Desmond Jennings each hit a two-run homer to power the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-3 win over the Detroit Tigers last night at Comerica Park.

Rick Porcello gave up seven runs in five-and-two-thirds innings for the loss.

Torii Hunter and J.D. Martinez each hit a homer for Detroit, who lost the final three of the four-game series.

The Tigers welcome in the Dodgers for two games starting tomorrow.

Detroit sends Justin Verlander to the mound against Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Dodgers.

Verlander is 7-and-7 while Ryu comes in at 9-and-4.

Three Tigers are heading to Minnesota for the All-Star Game.

Miguel Cabrera is starting at first base while DH Victor Martinez made it as a reserve.

Starting pitcher Max Scherzer is also going while fellow starter Rick Porcello is part of the final vote in the American League.

The game is July 15th at Target Field.


M-L-B Scoreboard

American League

Cleveland Indians 4, Kansas City Royals 1
Chicago White Sox 1, Seattle Mariners 0
New York Yankees 9, Minnesota Twins 7
Baltimore Orioles 7, Boston Red Sox 6 (12 innings)
LA Angels of Anaheim 6, Houston Astros 1
Oakland Athletics 4, Toronto Blue Jays 2
Tampa Bay Rays 7, Detroit Tigers 3

National League

Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Cincinnati Reds 4, Milwaukee Brewers 2
Washington Nationals 2, Chicago Cubs 1
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Atlanta Braves 1
Miami Marlins 8, St. Louis Cardinals 4
San Francisco Giants 5, San Diego Padres 3
Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Colorado Rockies 2


New York Mets 8, Texas Rangers 4


By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports

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