Detroit sports glance: Tigers bats continue to spark with an 8-3 victory over Blue Jays

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 8, Blue Jays 3 – No Miguel Cabrera? No Problem? The Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon to extend their winning streak to two games.

LSJ Logo incertJ.D Martinez continued his hot streak, hitting a two-run home run for the Tigers. Ian Kinsler had two RBIs.

Detroit starting pitcher David Price pitched the victory, allowing one run on eight hits in seven innings.

Detroit will look for the three-game sweep over the Blue Jays on Sunday Eye on the Dafternoon.

Record: 41-39

3rd Place in AL Central (5.5 games behind Kansas City)

1 game behind Minnesota, Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 90

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 84

Next Game: 07/05/2015 vs Toronto Blue Jays 1:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park.

Hitting Stats: J.D. Martinez HR (22) 2 RBI (55), Yoenis Cespedes 2B (24) RBI (44), James McCann 3B (3) RBI (18), Ian Kinsler 2 RBI (34), Victor Martinez RBI (26), Nick Castellanos 2B (11), Anthony Gose SB (13)

Pitching Stats: David Price W (8-2) 7 IP 8 H 1 R 1 ER 1 BB 7 K.

 

 

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