Detroit sports glance: Davis triples Tigers to another walk-off win in extra innings

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 2, White Sox 1 (10 innings) – Rajai Davis hit a game-winning triple in the 10th inning to give the Tigers an extra inning win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

LSJ Logo incertThe Tiger pitchers (Daniel Norris, Buck Farmer, Ian Krol, Drew VerHagen and Neftali Feliz) combined for a no-hitter through 9 1/3 innings. The White Sox’ third basemen Tyler Saladino broke it up with a triple and scored the game-tying run to force extra innings.

Blaine Hardy picked up the victory for Detroit, pitching a hitless 10th inning.

Detroit starting pitcher Norris threw five perfect innings before being pulled out of the game due to a 63 pitch limit.Eye on the D

The Tigers will look to get a series split against the White Sox with a win on Wednesday afternoon.

Record: 70-81

5th Place in AL Central (17.5 games behind Kansas City)

9.5 games behind Houston for last playoff spot.

Misery # (to elimination from playoff contention): 2

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 21

Next Game: 09/23/2015 vs Chicago White Sox 1:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park

Hitting Stats: Rajai Davis 3B (10) RBI (27), James McCann RBI (37)

Pitching Stats: Blaine Hardy W (5-3) 1 IP 0 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 1 K, Daniel Norris 5 IP 0 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 4 K.

 

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