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MLB – James McCann Hits A Walk-off Homerun And The Detroit Tigers Win

Posted on June 29, 2015 in Professional Sports News.

James McCann smacked a walk-off homerun in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Detroit Tigers past the Chicago White Sox 5-4 Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park.

Victor Martinez hit a three-run triple to cap a four-run eighth inning for the Tigers, who took two of three in the rain-shortened series.

Joakim Soria picked up the win.

Avisail Garcia drilled a two-run homer and Melky Cabrera went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run for Chicago, who led 4-0 through six innings.

Zach Putnam suffered the loss.

Justin Verlander will make his return to the mound tomorrow night when the Tigers begin a three-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates at Comerica Park.

Verlander, who missed his last start with back stiffness, is 0-and-1 with a 6.17 ERA in two starts overall.

The Pirates will counter with ace right-hander Gerrit Cole, who is 11-and-3 with a 2.16 ERA.

MLB Scoreboard

Washington Nationals 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2 (game-one)
Toronto Blue jays 3, Texas Rangers 2
Detroit Tigers 5, Chicago White Sox 4
New York Mets 2, Cincinnati Reds 1 (13 innings) (game-one)
Los Angeles Dodgers 2, Miami Marlins 0
Boston Red Sox 5, Tampa Bay Rays 3
Atlanta Braves 2, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Baltimore Orioles 4, Cleveland Indians 0 (game-one)
Milwaukee Brewers 5, Minnesota Twins 3
Houston Astros 3, New York Yankees 1
Los Angeles Angels 3, Seattle Mariners 2 (10 innings)
Kansas City Royals 5, Oakland Athletics 3
San Francisco Giants 6, Colorado Rockies 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 6, San Diego Padres 4
New York Mets 7, Cincinnati Reds 2 (game-two)
Philadelphia Phillies 8, Washington Nationals 5
Baltimore Orioles 8, Cleveland Indians 0 (game-two)
St. Louis Cardinals 4, Chicago Cubs 1

By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports

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