Detroit sports glance: Tiger bats go cold, Rays shut down Tigers to avoid sweep

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Rays 8, Tigers 0 – The Tigers were held scoreless on Wednesday nights as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated Detroit to avoid the sweep.

LSJ Logo incertAnthony Gose, Miguel Cabrera and Bryan Holaday each doubled for Detroit.

Detroit starting pitcher Kyle Lobstein pitched the loss, allowing five runs on seven hits in 5 2/3 innings.

The Tigers will go on the road to start a four-game series with the Cleveland Indians starting on Thursday night.Eye on the D

Record: 64-75

5th Place in AL Central (19.5 games behind Kansas City)

10 games behind Texas for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 44

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 35

Next Game: 09/10/2015 at Cleveland Indians 7:10 p.m. @ Progressive Field

Hitting Stats: Anthony Gose 2B (20), Miguel Cabrera 2B (27), Bryan Holaday 2B (4).

Pitching Stats: Kyle Lobstein L (3-7) 5.2 IP 7 H 5 R 5 ER 2 BB 6 K.

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