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MLB – The Detroit Tigers Avoid A Sweep And Beat Cleveland At Comerica Park

Posted on July 21, 2014 in Professional Sports News.

Torii Hunter hit a two-run homer as the Detroit Tigers grabbed a 5-1 win over the Cleveland Indians and avoided a four-game sweep at Comerica Park.

Nick Castellanos went 2-for-4 with an RBI while Drew Smyly improved to 6-and-8 with seven innings of one-run ball.

Detroit ended a four-game losing streak.

Josh Tomlin was tagged for four runs in four-and-a-third innings, falling to 5-and-7 for Cleveland.

Yan Gomes (yahn gohms) was 2-for-3 with a solo homer for the Indians, who had won six of seven.

The Tigers travel to Arizona today to open up a three-game interleague series with the Diamondbacks.

First pitch is 9:40 p.m.

Justin Verlander will take the mound for Detroit, up against Vidal Nuno of the Diamondbacks.

 

M-L-B Scoreboard

American League

Los Angeles Angels 6, Seattle Mariners 5
Toronto Blue Jays 9, Texas Rangers 6
Detroit Tigers 5, Cleveland Indians 1
Boston Red Sox 6, Kansas City Royals 0
Houston Astros 11, Chicago White Sox 7
Tampa Bay Rays 5, Minnesota Twins 3
LA Angels of Anaheim 6, Seattle Mariners 5
Oakland Athletics 10, Baltimore Orioles 2

National League

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

Interleague

Cincinnati Reds 3, New York Yankees 2

By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports

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