Detroit sports glance: Tigers top the Mariners 5-4 to take the three-game series

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 5, Mariners 4 – The Tigers beat the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday afternoon to take two-of three in the series.

LSJ Logo incertNick Castellanos knocked in the game-winning run with a sacrifice fly, scoring Victor Martinez in the seventh inning.

Jefry Marte got his first Major League hit for the Tigers. He hit a double, home run, and had two RBIs.

Detroit starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez pitched the victory, allowing three earned runs on five hits in 6 1/3 innings.Eye on the D

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.

Record: 43-41

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.

 

 

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