By Andrew Johnson
Orioles 6, Tigers 2 – The Tigers’ losing on Saturday night wasn’t the only negative, as star right fielder J.D Martinez left the game after fouling a pitch off his knee, leaving his health status unclear for today and beyond.
Nick Castellanos hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning to score the only runs of the game for Detroit.
Anibal Sanchez went six and two thirds, allowing six earned runs while striking out five Orioles.
The Tigers will look to split the series with Baltimore when they take the field on Sunday afternoon.
4th place in the AL Central (12.5 games behind Kansas City)
3.5 games behind Minnesota and Baltimore for last playoff spot.
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division Title: 72
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 62
Next game 8/2/2015 @ Baltimore Orioles 1:35 p.m. @ Camden Yards
Hitting Stats: Nick Castellanos 1 HR (11) 2 RBI (50), Ian Kinsler 1 2B (26), Rajai Davis 1 2B (12).
Pitching Stats: Anibal Sanchez 6.2 IP 9 H 6 R 6 ER 5 SO, Ian Krol 1 IP 1 H 0 R 0 ER 1 SO.