J.D. Martinez homered and drove in three as the Detroit Tigers turned back the Chicago White Sox, 6-4, in the rubber match of a three-game series in Chicago yesterday afternoon.
Yoenis Cespedes also went deep and drove in two for Detroit, who has now won two straight.
Alfredo Simon struck out seven over eight strong innings to improve to 6-and-3.
Joakim Soria got his 16th save.
After playing the White Sox this weekend, the Tigers will get a look at Chicago’s other team starting tomorrow.
The Tigers host the Cubs in a two-game Interleague series at Comerica Park.
Anibal Sanchez opposes Cubs’ ace Jon Lester in Tuesdays series opener. First pitch is set for 7:08 p.m.
New York Yankees 6, Anaheim Angels 2
Toronto Blue jays 7, Houston Astros 6
Baltimore Orioles 7, Cleveland Indians 3
Cincinnati Reds 4, San Diego Padres 0
Boston Red Sox 7, Oakland Athletics 4
Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Atlanta Braves 0
Philadelphia Phillies 6, San Francisco Giants 4
Detroit Tigers 6, Chicago White Sox 4
Kansas City Royals 4, Texas Rangers 3
Minnesota Twins 2, Milwaukee Brewers 0
Chicago Cubs 6, Washington Nationals 3
Tampa Bay Rays 3, Seattle Mariners 1
Miami Marlins 3, Colorado Rockies 2(10 innings)
New York Mets 6, Arizona Diamondbacks 3
St. Louis Cardinals 4, Los Angeles Dodgers2
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports