The Detroit Tigers losing streak is up to five games as they dropped the opener of a three game series to the Oakland Athletics 5-3 last night at Comerica Park.
Alfredo Simon was charged with the loss.
He gave up four hits and four earned runs while walking five and striking out six in six innings.
Nick Castellanos went two-for-three at the plate and drove in two runs.
Anibal Sanchez gets the start for Detroit tonight, while the A’s counter with Sonny Gray.
First pitch is 7:08 p.m.
Washington Nationals 2, Toronto Blue Jays 0 (Game-one)
Colorado Rockies 6, Los Angeles Dodgers 3 (Game-one)
Philadelphia Phillies 5, Cincinnati Reds 4
Toronto Blue Jays 7, Washington Nationals 3 (Game-two)
Oakland Athletics 5, Detroit Tigers 3
Boston Red Sox 1, Minnesota Twins 0
Miami Marlins 5, Chicago Cubs 2
Texas Rangers 15, Chicago White Sox 2
Cleveland Indians 2, Kansas City Royals 1
Houston Astros 6, Baltimore Orioles 4
St. Louis Cardinals 1, Milwaukee Brewers 0
Los Angeles Dodgers 9, Colorado Rockies 8 (Game-two)
Arizona Diamondbacks 7, Atlanta Braves 6
Tampa Bay Rays 6, Los Angeles Angels 1
New York Yankees 5, Seattle Mariners 3 (11 innings)
San Diego Padres 7, New York Mets 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 7, San Francisco Giants 4
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports