The Detroit Tigers held off the Cleveland Indians late in an 8-6 win at Comerica Park yesterday afternoon.
Reliever Angel Nesbitt gave up two runs in just a third of an inning, and closer Joakim Soria allowed a solo homerun before recording the save.
Kyle Lobstein gave up three runs in seven innings to get the win.
Rajai Davis had three hits and three runs for Detroit.
Miguel Cabrera finished 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBIs in the rubber match of the three-game set.
Carlos Santana and Brandon Moss batted in a run apiece in the eighth inning, and David Murphy launched that pinch-hit home run in the final frame.
The Tigers hit the road to open up a three-game series against the Minnesota Twins tonight.
First pitch is 8:10 p.m.
David Price get the start for Detroit, up against Tommy Milone of the Twins.
Chicago White Sox 3, Kansas City Royals 2 (completion of suspended game)
Detroit Tigers 8, Cleveland Indians 6
Chicago Cubs 5, Cincinnati Reds 2
Miami Marlins 6, Washington Nationals 2
Tampa Bay Rays 5, Toronto Blue Jays 1
Baltimore Orioles 18, Boston Red Sox 7
Philadelphia Phillies 5, Atlanta Braves 4
Milwaukee Brewers 6, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Chicago White Sox 5, Kansas City Royals 3 (game-two)
Texas Rangers 5, Los Angeles Angels 4 (11 innings)
Houston Astros 7, Oakland Athletics 6
Minnesota Twins 4, Seattle Mariners 2 (11 innings)
San Diego Padres 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 1
Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Arizona Diamondbacks 0
New York Yankees 6, New York Mets 4
San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies (postponed)
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports