By Dave Hart
Tigers 4, Rangers 0 – Alfredo Simon pitched a gem, tossing nine scoreless innings to led the Tigers over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.
Nick Castellanos knocked in two runs for Detroit, while Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez each had an RBI.
Tied for 2nd Place in AL Central (14 games behind Kansas City)
4 games behind Los Angeles Angels for last playoff spot.
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 57
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 47
Next Game: 08/21/2015 vs Texas Rangers 7:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park
Hitting Stats: Nick Castellanos 2 RBI (60), Miguel Cabrera RBI (59), Victor Martinez 2B (17) RBI (53), Rajai Davis 2B (14), Ian Kinsler 3B (6).
Pitching Stats: Alfredo Simon W (11-7) 9 IP 1 H 0 R 0 ER 2 BB 5 K.