Detroit sports glance: Jose Iglesias’ game-winning single gives Tigers a 4-3 extra innings victory over Cardinals

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 4, Cardinals 3 (10 innings) – Jose Iglesias’ RBI single in the 10th inning gave the Tigers their second extra inning victory of the season.

lsj-fb-logoMiguel Cabrera hit his 400th career home run, becoming the first Venezuelan to reach that mark in baseball history.

Blaine Hardy pitched his first victory of the season while Joakim Soria picked up his 12th save.

David Price pitched seven and two third innings, allowing three runs on seven hits while striking out nine batters.DH's IOTD

Detroit will look to sweep the Cardinals tomorrow night on national television.

Record: 23-14

2nd Place in AL Central (.5 game behind Kansas City)

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 127

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 123

Next Game: 05/17/2015 @ St. Louis Cardinals 8:10 p.m. @ Busch Stadium

Hitting stats: Miguel Cabrera HR (10) RBI (29), Ian Kinsler 2B (10) RBI (19) SB (4), Yoenis Cespedes RBI (23), Jose Iglesias RBI (6), Rajai Davis 3B (3).

Pitching stats: Blaine Hardy W (1-0) 1 IP 0 H 0 R 0 ER 1 BB 2 K, Joakim Soria SV (12) 1 IP 2 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 2 K, David Price 6.2 IP 7 H 3 R 3 ER 2 BB 9 K

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