Detroit sports glance: Early home runs hurt Greene, Tigers fall 8-6 to Angels for third straight loss

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Angels 8, Tigers 6 – The Tigers continued their struggles in Los Angeles on Saturday, losing their third straight to the Angels.

LSJ Logo incertDetroit’s Shane Greene took the loss, giving up five home runs in one and two-thirds innings.

Ian Kinlser hit his first home run of the season for the Tigers while Yoenis Cespedes hit his seventh homer.

The Tigers will look to avoid the sweep against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday night before heading back home.Eye on the D

Record: 28-23

3rd Place in AL Central (3 games behind Kansas City and Minnesota)

1.5 games ahead of LA Angels for last playoff spot

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 117

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 111

Next Game: 05/31/2015 @ Los Angeles Angels 8:05 p.m. @ Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Hitting Stats: Yoenis Cespedes HR (7) RBI (28), Ian Kinsler HR (1) RBI (22), Miguel Cabrera 2B (10) RBI (34), James McCann 2B (6) RBI (11), Nick Castellanos RBI (21), Tyler Collins RBI (1) SB (1), J.D. Martinez 2 2B (11).

Pitching Stats: Shane Greene L (4-4) 1.2 IP 6 H 7 R 7 ER 1 BB 1 K.

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