Detroit sports glance: Tigers win another series; Red Wings lose game 7 to close season

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 10, Twins 7 – The Tigers offense came back to life on Wednesday afternoon, scoring 10 runs on 17 hits to take another series from an AL Central opponent.

lsj-fb-logoMiguel Cabrera hit two home runs, doubled, and had four RBIs.

James McCann hit an inside-the-park home run, his first homer of his career.

The Tigers’ bullpen shut the Twins down, holding Minnesota scoreless in four and two thirds of an inning.DH's IOTD

Detroit will continue its road trip with a four-game series with Kansas City starting tomorrow night.

Record: 15-7

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

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 141

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 138

Next Game: 04/30/2015 @ Kansas City Royals 8:10 p.m. @ Kaufman Stadium

Hitting Stats: Miguel Cabrera 2B (6) 2 HR (5) 4 RBI (17), J.D. Martinez HR (6) RBI (15), James McCann 2B (1) HR (1) 3 RBI (5), Nick Castellanos 2B (4) RBI (8), Andrew Romine RBI (1) SB (3), Ian Kinsler 2B (5), Yoenis Cespedes 2B (8)

Pitching Stats: Tom Gorzelanny W (1-1) 1.1 IP 1 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 2 K, Joakim Soria SV (9) 1 IP 1 H 0 R 0 ER 1 BB 1 K, Shane Greene 4.1 IP 9 H 7 R 7 ER 0 BB 8 K

Lightning 2, Red Wings 0 – The Red Wings’ season came to an end on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the 1st Round playoff series.

Braydon Coburn scored the game-winning goal 3:58 into the third period.

The Red Wings outshot the Lightning 31-17.

Lightning wins 1st Round series 4-3

Next Game: Next Season

Goalie Stats: Petr Mrazek L (3-4) 15 saves on 16 shots

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