Detroit sports glance: Tigers fall short against Rangers in Wolf’s Tiger debut

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Rangers 5, Tigers 3 – Ian Kinsler’s three-run home run in the ninth inning with two outs was a little too late, as the Texas Rangers defeated the Tigers Saturday night.

LSJ Logo incertKinsler led the Tigers offensively with a double, home run and three RBIs.

Detroit starting pitcher Randy Wolf took the loss in his Tiger debut, allowing four runs on nine hits in seven innings.Eye on the D

The Tigers will look to take a split in the series with a victory over the Rangers Sunday afternoon.

Record: 59-63

3rd Place in AL Central (14.5 games behind Kansas City)

4 games behind Los Angeles Angels and Texas for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 56

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 45

Next Game: 08/23/2015 vs Texas Rangers 1:08 p.m. @ Comerica Park

Hitting Stats: Ian Kinsler 2B (32) HR (8) 3 RBI (59), Nick Castellanos 3B (6), Miguel Cabrera 2B (23).

Pitching Stats: Randy Wolf L (0-1) 7 IP 9 H 4 R 3 ER 0 BB 5 K.

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