The Detroit Tigers fell to the Los Angeles Angels last night 12-2 in the first of a four-game series in LA.
Chris Iannetta smashed a grand slam, and Albert Pujols and Matt Joyce also went long for the Angels.
Los Angeles combined for 13 hits as they snapped a two-game losing streak.
Buck Farmer gave up seven runs and nine hits to take the loss in his first start of the season for the Tigers.
James McCann had two of Detroit’s five hits, and Jose Iglesias doubled in a run.
The two teams play game two of their series tonight.
First pitch is 10:05 p.m.
Anibal Sanchez will toe the rubber for Detroit, up against Hector Santiago of the Angels.
Chicago White Sox 3, Baltimore Orioles 2 (game-one)
Baltimore Orioles 6, Chicago White Sox 3 (game-two)
Boston Red Sox 5, Texas Rangers 1
Los Angeles Angels 12, Detroit Tigers 2
Oakland Athletics 5, New York Yankees 4
Cleveland Indians 5, Seattle Mariners 3
Pittsburgh Pirates 11, San Diego Padres 5
San Francisco Giants 7, Atlanta Braves 0
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports