Detroit sports glance: Tigers blow three-run lead in 8th inning, fall 7-6 to White Sox

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

White Sox 7, Tigers 6 – The White Sox scored four runs in come-from-behind fashion in the eighth inning.

lsj-fb-logoJoba Chamberlain took the loss as the Tigers failed to regain first place in the AL Central Division.

Victor Martinez hit his first home run of the season and had four RBIs in the game.

Alfredo Simon had a no decision, pitching five innings while giving up three runs on five hits.DH's IOTD

Detroit will look to salvage a victory in the series tomorrow afternoon before heading back home for a six-game home stand.

Record: 17-11

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

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 136

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 133

Next Game: 05/07/2015 @ Chicago White Sox 2:10 p.m. @ US Cellular Field

Hitting Stats: Victor Martinez HR (1) 4 RBI (13), Rajai Davis 2B (2) 3B (2) RBI (6), Miguel Cabrera RBI (20)

Pitching Stats: Joba Chamberlain L (0-1) .2 IP 6 H 4 R 4 ER 0 BB 0 K, Alfredo Simon 5 IP 5 H 3 R 3 ER 4 BB 2 K

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