Detroit sports glance: Tigers overcome early three-run deficit, defeat White Sox 6-4 in series finale

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 6, White Sox 4 – The Tigers won the three-game series over the Chicago White Sox after Sunday afternoon’s comeback victory.

LSJ Logo incertDetroit’s starting pitcher Alfredo Simon pitched the win, going eight innings and giving up one earned run on five hits.

J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes each homered in the game for the Tigers.

Detroit will have tomorrow off before starting a seven-gameEye on the D home stand, starting Tuesday night against the Chicago Cubs.

Record: 30-28

3rd Place in AL Central (4 games behind Minnesota)

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

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 110

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 106

Next Game: 06/09/2015 vs Chicago Cubs 7:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park.

Hitting Stats: J.D. Martinez HR (10) 3 RBI (26), Yoenis Cespedes HR (8) 2 RBI (30), Tyler Collins 3B (1) RBI (5), Ian Kinsler 2B (13).

Pitching Stats: Alfredo Simon W (6-3) 8 IP 5 H 4 R 1 ER 2 BB 7 K, Joakim Soria SV (16) 1 IP 1 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 0 K.

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