By Dave Hart
Tigers 5, Mariners 4 – The Tigers beat the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday afternoon to take two-of three in the series.
Jefry Marte got his first Major League hit for the Tigers. He hit a double, home run, and had two RBIs.
Joakim Soria closed out the game, earning his 19 save of the season for Detroit.
Detroit will head to Minnesota to take on the Twins in a four-game series before the All-Star break.
3rd Place in AL Central (6.5 games behind Kansas City)
2.5 game behind Minnesota for last playoff spot.
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 87
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 81
Next Game: 07/09/2015 @ Minnesota Twins 8:10 p.m. @ Target Field
Hitting Stats: Jefry Marte 2B (1) HR (1) 2 RBI (2), Jose Iglesias 2B (8) RBI (15), Nick Castellanos 2 RBI (38), Victor Martinez 2B (11).
Pitching Stats: Anibal Sanchez W (8-7) 6.1 IP 5 H 4 R 3 ER 5 BB 6 K, Joakim Soria SV (19) 1 IP 0 H 0 R 0 ER 2 BB 2 K.