Detroit sports glance: Tigers run win streak to five; Red Wings close regular season with win

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 9, Indians 6 – The Tigers scored four runs in the ninth inning to overcome a second blown lead and stay undefeated on the season.

LSJ Logo incertIan Kinsler broke a 5-5 tie with an RBI single, while Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run double to complete the victory.

Anthony Gose led off the game with a home run.

David Price got a no decision, pitching five and two thirds of an inning, giving up four runs (none of them earned).DH's IOTD

The Tigers will go for their second straight three-game sweep tomorrow afternoon.

Record: 5-0

1st Place in AL Central .(.5 game ahead)

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 158

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 156

Next Game: 04/12/2015 @ Cleveland Indians 1:05 p.m. @ Progressive Field.

Hitting Stats: Anthony Gose HR (1) RBI (5), Yoenis Cespedes 2B (3) 2 RBI (3), Ian Kinsler 2 RBI (7), Miguel Cabrera RBI (4), Victor Martinez RBI (3), James McCann RBI (2), Andrew Romine 2 SB (2)

Pitching Stats: Ian Krol W (1-0) .1 IP 1 H 1 R 1 ER 0 BB 1 K, David Price 5.2 IP 4 H 3 R 0 ER 3 BB 6 K

Red Wings 2, Hurricanes 0 – The Red Wings clinched the third seed in the Atlantic Division bracket.

Detroit finished with 100 points on the season for the 12th time in the last 13 full seasons.

Landon Ferraro scored his first NHL goal of his career in the first minute of the game while Joakim Andersson sealed the deal with an empty net goal.

Record: 43-25-14 100 points

3rd place in Atlantic Division (10 points behind 1st)

Next Game: 04/15/2015 or 04/16/2015 @ Tampa Bay Lightning @ Amalie Arena  Time: TBD

Stats: Landon Ferraro G (1), Joakim Andersson G (3), Luke Glendening A (6), Darren Helm A (18), Tomas Tatar A (27)

Goalie Stats: Petr Mrazek W (16-9-2) 35 saves on 35 shots 3rd shutout of the season.

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