By Dave Hart
Tigers 6, Astros 2 – The Tigers’ victory over Houston on Friday night gives Detroit a three game win streak.
James McCann added some insurance runs with a two-run single in the eighth inning.
Detroit will look to take the four-game series over the Houston Astros with a victory tomorrow afternoon.
2nd Place in AL Central (2 games behind Kansas City)
3.5 games ahead of LA Angels and NY Yankees for last playoff spot
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 123
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 117
Next Game: 05/23/2015 vs Houston Astros 4:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park
Hitting Stats: J.D. Martinez HR (9) 3 RBI (21), Rajai Davis RBI (9) SB (11), James McCann 2 RBI (10), Miguel Cabrera 2B (8), Anthony Gose 2B (8), Jose Iglesias SB (7).
Pitching Stats: Alfredo Simon W (5-2) 7 IP 4 H 2 R 0 ER 1 BB 5 K