Detroit sports glance: Long ball hurts Tigers, Blue Jays win 5-3 in series opener

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Blue Jays 5, Tigers 3 – The Toronto Blue Jays hit three home runs to beat the Tigers on Friday night.

LSJ Logo incertIan Kinsler and Anthony Gose each hit a home run for Detroit.

Detroit starting pitcher Matt Boyd took the loss, allowing five runs on seven hits in six innings.

The Tigers will look to even the series against the Blue Jays with a win on Saturday afternoon.Eye on the D

Record: 60-68

5th Place in AL Central (18.5 games behind Kansas City)

6 games behind Texas for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 54

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 42

Next Game: 08/29/2015 @ Toronto Blue Jays 1:07 p.m. @ Rogers Centre

Hitting Stats: Ian Kinsler HR (9) RBI (60), Anthony Gose HR (4) 2 RBI (23).

Pitching Stats: Matt Boyd L (1-5) 6 IP 7 H 5 R 5 ER 3 BB 4 K.

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