The Detroit Tigers raced out to a 6-0 lead in Baltimore on Friday night, but lost 8-7 to the Orioles. Ian Kinsler had four hits for the Tigers, while JD Martinez, James McCann, and Jefry Marte hit home runs. Game three of a four game series is set for Saturday night at Camden Yards.
About 15 minutes before the MLB non waiver trade deadline on Friday, the Detroit Tigers made their third trade in two days, shipping left fielder Yoenis Cespedes to the New York Mets for right handed pitching prospects Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa. Cessa will head to AAA Toledo, while Fulmer will begin at AA Erie in the Detroit system.
The Detroit Tigers had two different seven run leads on Thursday, but then needed a five out save from Alex Wilson to hold off Baltimore 9-8. The Tigers have won two in a row. Ian Kinsler, Jose Iglesias, and Yoenis Cespedes all had three hits. Cespedes, who hit a home run, also drove in three runs, as did JD Martinez, who had two doubles. Game two of a four game