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MLB – The Tigers Sweep The Marlins

Posted on April 7, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered and drove in four runs and Francisco Rodriguez struck out Giancarlo Stanton to end the game with the bases loaded as the Detroit Tigers beat Miami 7-3 Wednesday

Victor Martinez hit a two-run home run and Nick Castellanos had an RBI double in the sixth that chased JoseFernandez, who had been 17-0 with a 1.40 ERA at Marlins Park, the most consecutive home wins to start a career in major league history.

Anibal Sanchez got the win.

He allowed two runs and four hits in five innings for Detroit, who completed an opening two-game sweep.

Saltalamacchia put the Tigers ahead with a two-run homer in the second.

After Castellanos’ double, Saltamacchia hit a two-run double off Dustin McGowan for a 5-0 lead.

Martinez’s second pinch homer in as many games boosted the lead to 7-2 in the eighth.

Pinch-hitter Derek Dietrich had an RBIs single against Logan Kensing in the bottom half.

By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports

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