MLB – The Tigers Give Up A Game
Jose Altuve led off Houston’s first inning with a solo home run and had three RBIs, and George Springer also hit a solo homer to help the Astros defeat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 Sunday.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia and J.D. Martinez hit solo homers for Detriot.
Ian Kinsler had a two-run homer and the second baseman made a heads-up play in the fifth when he let a Tyler White pop up in the infield fall in front of him in order to throw out Colby Rasmus out at second
Mike Fiers (1-1) gave up four runs and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings with five strikeouts.
Fiers had allowed eight runs and three home runs over 11 innings during his first two starts.
Anibal Sanchez (2-1) was tagged for five runs – four earned – and eight hits in five innings with eight strikeoutss. Sanchez had allowed four runs and one home run over his first two outings.
The Tigers have today off. They will play in Kansas City tomorrow.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports