Detroit sports glance: McCann’s walk-off home run leads Tigers over White Sox

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 5, White Sox 4 – James McCann’s ninth inning walk-off home run led the Tigers over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon.LSJ Logo incert

The Tigers scored five unanswered runs to overcome a late 4-0 deficit.

Detroit’s designated hitter Victor Martinez tied the game 4-4 in the eighth inning unloading the bases with a three-run double.Eye on the D

Joakim Soria picked up his third victory of the season for the Tigers, pitching a clean ninth inning.

Detroit starting pitcher David Price pitched a no decision, allowing four runs on six hits in six innings.

Detroit will open a three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates starting on Tuesday night.

Record: 39-36

3rd Place in AL Central (6 games behind Kansas City)

1.5 games behind NY Yankees for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 96

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 90

Next Game: 06/30/2015 vs Pittsburgh Pirates 7:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park.

Hitting Stats: James McCann HR (3) RBI (15), Victor Martinez 2B (6) 3 RBI (25), Ian Kinsler RBI (30).

Pitching Stats: Joakim Soria W (3-0) 1 IP 0 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 1 K, David Price 6 IP 6 H 4 R 4 ER 0 BB 5 K

 

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