Detroit sports glance: Tigers beat Indians 8-6, reclaim first place in AL Central

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 8, Indians 6 – The Tigers took another series from a division rival, winning the rubber game of the three-game set on Sunday.

Miguel Cabrera hit his third home run of the season (all three against Cleveland) while J.D. Martinez hit a two-run double to lead the offense.

Kyle Lobstein picked up another victory for the Tigers, filling in for the injured JustinDH's IOTD Verlander.

Detroit will head out for a 10 game road trip starting with a three game series in Minnesota.

Record: 13-6

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

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 144

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 141

Next Game: 04/27/2015 @ Minnesota Twins 8:10 p.m. @ Target Field

Hitting Stats: Miguel Cabrera HR (3) 3 RBI (13), Victor Martinez RBI (9), Ian Kinsler RBI (10) SB (3), Rajai Davis 3B (1), J.D. Martinez 2B (5) 2 RBI (14), Anthony Gose SB (3)

Pitching Stats: Kyle Lobstein W (2-1) 7 IP 6 H 3 R 3 ER 2 BB 4 K, Joakim Soria SV (7) 1 IP 1 H 1 R 1 ER 1 BB 0 K

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