By Dave Hart
Athletics 7, Tigers 5 – The Tigers lost their seventh straight game on Thursday afternoon, marking their longest slump since April 2011.
Daniel Fields made his Major League debut and doubled on his third career at bat.
Detroit will head to Chicago for a short three-game road trip against the White Sox starting Friday night.
3rd Place in AL Central (4.5 games behind Kansas City and Minnesota)
.5 game behind LA Angels and Tampa Bay for the last playoff spot
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 115
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 109
Next Game: 06/05/2015 @ Chicago White Sox 8:10 p.m. @ U.S. Cellular Field
Hitting Stats: Tyler Collins HR (1) 3 RBI (4), Miguel Cabrera RBI (36), Ian Kinsler RBI (23), Daniel Fields 2B (1).
Pitching Stats: Shane Greene L (4-5) 4.1 IP 8 H 6 R 4 ER 2 BB 2 K.