Detroit sports glance: Verlander struggles in a six-run fourth inning, Tigers lose 9-3 to Orioles

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Orioles 9, Tigers 3 – The Tigers dropped their second straight game and the three-game series to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday afternoon.

LSJ Logo incertJose Iglesias went 4-for-4 with a double for the Tigers, while Anthony Gose, Yoenis Cespedes and Jefry Marte each knocked in a run.

Detroit starting pitcher Justin Verlander took the loss, allowing seven runs on eight hits in 3 2/3 innings.

The Tigers will start a four-game series with the Seattle Mariners on Monday night before headingEye on the D back on the road.

Record: 45-46

3rd Place in AL Central (10.5 games behind Kansas City)

4.5 game behind Houston for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 83

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 76

Next Game: 07/20/2015 vs Seattle Mariners 7:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park

Hitting Stats: Anthony Gose RBI (15), Yoenis Cespedes RBI (52), Jefry Marte RBI (4), Jose Iglesias 2B (9).

Pitching Stats: Justin Verlander L (0-3) 3.2 IP 8 H 7 R 7 ER 1 BB 4 K.

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