By Dave Hart
Indians 9, Tigers 4 – The Cleveland Indians completed their second three-game sweep against the Tigers on Thursday night.
The Indians were led by Mike Napoli with a three-run homer, while Michael Brantley added a double and three RBIs and Rajai Davis chipped in with two RBIs.
Nick Castellanos remained hot, hitting a three-run home run while Jarrod Saltalamacchia had an RBI.
The Tigers are now 14-13 on the season, good for a three-way tie for second place in the American League Central Division behind the Chicago White Sox.
Detroit will look to bounce back at home against the Texas Rangers on Friday night.
Tied for 2nd Place in AL Central Division (4.5 games behind Chicago)
Tied with three teams for the last playoff spot
Magic # to clinch a playoff spot: 137
Magic # to clinch an AL Central Division title: 140
Next Game: 05/06/2016 vs Texas Rangers 7:10 p.m. @ Comerica Park
Hitting stats: Nick Castellanos 2B (6) HR (5) 3 RBI (22), Jarrod Saltalamacchia RBI (17), Justin Upton 2B (6).
Pitching stats: Michael Fulmer L (1-1) 5 IP 10 H 5 R 5 ER 2 BB 6 K.