Detroit sports glance: New pitching prospect Norris looks great in win over Baltimore

By Andrew Johnson
LocalSportsJournal.com

Tigers 6, Orioles 1 – The Tigers are hoping that Daniel Norris showed on Sunday,exactly what the team can expect to see for years to come in their 6-1 victory over Baltimore.LSJ Logo incert

Norris, the main prospect acquired in the David Price trade, pitched 7 1/3 innings, giving up one run on four hits and one walk while also striking out five Oriole batters.Eye on the D

J.D Martinez gave the Tigers a quick offensive boost with a three-run homer in the first inning.

The Tigers will next host the division leading Royals on Tuesday night to start a three game series.

Record: 51-54

Tied for 3rd place in the AL Central (11.5 games behind Kansas City)

3.5 games behind Minnesota for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division Title: 70

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 61

Next game 8/4/2015 vs Kansas City Royals 7:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park

Hitting Stats: J.D. Martinez 1 HR (29) 3 RBI (71), Rajai Davis 1 2B (13), Jose Iglesias 1 3B (3) 1 RBI (21), Anthony Gose 1 RBI (17), Ian Kinsler 1 RBI (47).

Pitching Stats: Daniel Norris W (2-1) 7.1 IP 4 H 1 R 1 ER 1 BB 5 K, Alex Wilson 1 IP 0 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 0 K

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