Detroit sports glance: Tigers fall 7-5 to A’s as losing streak reaches seven games

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Athletics 7, Tigers 5 – The Tigers lost their seventh straight game on Thursday afternoon, marking their longest slump since April 2011.

LSJ Logo incertDetroit’s Shane Greene took the loss, pitching four and one-third inning while giving up six runs on eight hits.

Tyler Collins hit his first home run of the season for the Tigers.Eye on the D

Daniel Fields made his Major League debut and doubled on his third career at bat.

Detroit will head to Chicago for a short three-game road trip against the White Sox starting Friday night.

Record: 28-27

3rd Place in AL Central (4.5 games behind Kansas City and Minnesota)

.5 game behind LA Angels and Tampa Bay for the last playoff spot

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 115

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 109

Next Game: 06/05/2015 @ Chicago White Sox 8:10 p.m. @ U.S. Cellular Field

Hitting Stats: Tyler Collins HR (1) 3 RBI (4), Miguel Cabrera RBI (36), Ian Kinsler RBI (23), Daniel Fields 2B (1).

Pitching Stats: Shane Greene L (4-5) 4.1 IP 8 H 6 R 4 ER 2 BB 2 K.

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