By Dave Hart
Rangers 5, Tigers 1 – The Tigers offense continued their struggles in Friday night’s loss to the Texas Rangers.
Detroit, which is currently in a four-game slump, was held to a pair of hits.
Ian Kinsler paced the Tigers with a single and double.
The Tigers are now 14-14 on the season, good for third place in the American League Central Division behind the Chicago White Sox.
Detroit will look to snapped its losing skid with a win over the Rangers on Saturday afternoon.
3rd Place in AL Central Division (4.5 games behind Chicago)
1 game behind Kansas City and Texas for last playoff spot
Magic # to clinch a playoff spot: 137
Magic # to clinch an AL Central Division title: 139
Next Game: 05/07/2016 vs Texas Rangers 1:10 p.m. @ Comerica Park
Hitting stats: Ian Kinsler 2B (5) SB (3).
Pitching stats: Jordan Zimmermann L (5-1) 8 IP 7 H 3 R 3 ER 1 BB 2 K.