Detroit sports glance: Tigers lose series finale 6-5, on walk-off single against Astros

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Astros 6, Tigers 5 – The Astros’ star second basemen Jose Altuve hit a walk off single to led Houston to victory over the Tigers on Sunday afternoon.

LSJ Logo incertMiguel Cabrera hit a double, home run and knocked in three runs for Detroit, while Tyler Collins doubled and knocked in one run.

Detroit’s young starting pitcher Matt Boyd pitched a no decision, allowing five runs on six hits in five innings.Eye on the D

Tom Gorzelanny took the loss giving up the game-winning run in one inning of relief for Detroit.

The Tigers will get a day off tomorrow before close their road trip with a two-game series against the Chicago Cubs starting on Tuesday night.

Record: 56-61

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

4.5 games behind Los Angeles Angels for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 61

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 51

Next Game: 08/18/2015 @ Chicago 8:05 p.m. @ Wrigley Field

Hitting Stats: Miguel Cabrera 2B (17) HR (16) 3 RBI (57), Tyler Collins 2B (4) RBI (10), Victor Martinez RBI (51), Anthony Gose SB (18).

Pitching Stats: Tom Gorzelanny L (1-2) 1 IP 1 H 1 R 1 ER 0 BB 0 K, Matt Boyd 5 IP 6 H 5 R 5 ER 3 BB 4 K

 

 

 

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