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MLB – The Detroit Tigers Lose The Rubber Match To The Texas Rangers

Posted on October 1, 2015 in Professional Sports News.

The Tigers lost the rubber match to the Rangers 6-2 Wednesday night in Arlington.

Tyler Collins drove in both runs for the Tigers in the first inning, while J.D. Martinez went three-for-four at the plate.

Starting pitcher Matt Boyd was charged with the loss after giving up six runs on seven hits, including three home runs in two and two third innings.

Detroit is off today, but will be in Chicago tomorrow to close out the season against the White Sox.

Alfredo Simon is scheduled to get the start for the Tigers tomorrow night, while the Sox will send Chris Sale to the mound.
The Toronto Blue Jays are celebrating their first division title in over two decades.

The Blue Jays beat the Orioles 15-2 in the opener of a doubleheader in Baltimore to clinch the American League East.

Toronto last took the division title in 1993 when the Jays went on to win their second straight World Series.

The Jays have a one-game lead on the Royals for the best record in the American League.

MLB Scoreboard

American League

Toronto Blue Jays 15, Baltimore Orioles 2 (G1)
Minnesota Twins 7, Cleveland Indians 1 (G1)
Baltimore Orioles 8, Toronto Blue Jays 1 (G2)
Oakland Athletics 8, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 7
Boston Red Sox 9, New York Yankees 5 (11 inn)
Cleveland Indians 10, Minnesota Twins 2 (G2)
Texas Rangers 6, Detroit Tigers 2
Kansas City Royals 5, Chicago White Sox 3 (10 inn)
Houston Astros 7, Seattle Mariners 6

National League

Pittsburgh Pirates 8, St. Louis Cardinals 2 (G1)
St. Louis Cardinals 11, Pittsburgh Pirates 1 (G2)
Philadelphia Phillies 7, New York Mets 5
Atlanta Braves 2, Washington Nationals 0
Chicago Cubs 10, Cincinnati Reds 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Colorado Rockies 1
San Francisco Giants 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
Milwaukee Brewers 5, San Diego Padres 0

Interleague

Tampa Bay Rays 6, Miami Marlins 4

By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports

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