Detroit sports glance: Miggy leads Tigers past Oakland, ends four-game slide

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 7, A’s 3 – The Tigers snapped their four-game losing streak, defeating the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.

LSJ Logo incertDetroit’s Miguel Cabrera shook out of his slump, going 4-for-4 with two home runs, a double and four RBIs.

Victor Martinez added a solo home run for the Tigers, while Justin Upton chipped in with an RBI sacrifice fly and Mike Aviles picked up his first RBI as a Tiger.

The Tigers’ starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann picked up his fourth win of the season, allowing one earned run on seven hits in 6 2/3 innings.

Detroit will look for its second victory in a row with a win over the A’s on Tuesday night.

Record: 9-9Eye on the D

4th Place in AL Central Division (3.5 games behind Chicago)

1 game behind Cleveland for last playoff spot

Magic # to clinch a playoff spot: 147

Magic # to clinch an AL Central Division title: 148

Next Game: 04/26/2016 vs Oakland A’s 7:10 p.m. @ Comerica Park

Hitting stats: Miguel Cabrera 2B (4) 2 HR (3) 4 RBI (10), Victor Martinez HR (3) RBI (11), Mike Aviles RBI (1), Justin Upton RBI (4), Nick Castellanos SB (1).

Pitching stats: Jordan Zimmermann W (4-0) 6.2 IP 7 H 3 R 1 ER 1 BB 1 K

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