Detroit sports glance: Tiger bats go silent in doubleheader, White Sox take two from Detroit

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White Sox 2-3, Tigers 0-2 – The Tigers were swept by the Chicago White Sox in a day-night doubleheader on Monday.

LSJ Logo incertWhite Sox’ Game 1 starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija pitched a one-hit complete game shutout.

Kyle Ryan started Game 1 for the Tigers taking a loss, pitching seven inning allowing two runs on six hits.

Detroit’s Game 2 starting pitcher Randy Wolf also picked up a loss, allowing three runs on five hits in seven innings.Eye on the D

Alex Avila hit a home run while Ian Kinsler knocked in a run.

The Tigers will look to snap their three-game losing streak with a victory over the White Sox on Tuesday night.

Record: 69-81

5th Place in AL Central (18.5 games behind Kansas City)

10 games behind Houston for last playoff spot.

Misery # (to elimination from playoff contention): 3

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 23

Next Game: 09/22/2015 vs Chicago White Sox 7:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park

Hitting Stats (Game 1): N/A

Hitting Stats (Game 2): Alex Avila HR (4) RBI (12), Ian Kinsler RBI (71), Nick Castellanos 2B (27).

Pitching Stats (Game 1): Kyle Ryan L (2-4) 7 IP 6 H 2 R 2 ER 1 BB 2 K.

Pitching Stats (Game 2): Randy Wolf L (0-4) 7 IP 5 H 3 R 3 ER 4 BB 6 K.

 

 

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