Alex Avila’s fifth inning double scored Justin Upton with what turned out to be the game-winning run and the Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles, 6 to 5, in yesterday’s finale of that three-game series.
J.D. Martinez had another home run in yesterday’s game.
He was rock-solid in the series against the Orioles.
J.D. was 4-for-7 with 3 home runs and 8 RBI’s in 3 games.
Jordan Zimmermann was the starter and winner for Detroit.
He threw 7 innings, giving up 4 runs on 7 hits while striking 6 and walking 1.
The Tigers begin a three-game weekend series with the Texas Rangers tonight.
Daniel Norris will start for the Tigers and the Rangers will send Nick Martinez to the mound.
Game time is scheduled for 7:10.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports