Detroit sports glance: Verlander gives up six in fifth inning, Tigers fall 10-5 to Blue Jays

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Blue Jays 10, Tigers 5 – The Tigers failed to complete the three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon.

LSJ Logo incertJ.D Martinez once again hit a home run for the Tigers, Anthony Gose also hit a home run.

Ian Kinsler tripled and knocked in two runs for Detroit.

Detroit starting pitcher Justin Verlander took the loss, allowing seven runs on seven hits in five innings.Eye on the D

Detroit will head west for three games against the Seattle Mariners starting on Monday night.

Record: 41-40

3rd Place in AL Central (6 games behind Kansas City)

1.5 game behind Minnesota and Baltimore for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 89

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 83

Next Game: 07/06/2015 @ Seattle Mariners 10:10 p.m. @ Safeco Field

Hitting Stats: J.D. Martinez HR (23) RBI (56), Anthony Gose HR (2) RBI (13), Ian Kinsler 3B (3) 2 RBI (36), James McCann RBI (19), Yoenis Cespedes 2B (25).

Pitching Stats: Justin Verlander L (0-2) 5 IP 7 H 7 R 7 ER 2 BB 5 K.

 

 

 

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