Miguel cabrera singled in the go ahead run in the seventh inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Arizona DiamondBacks 4-3 in Phoenix on Monday night. Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson hit home runs for the Tigers, who have won two in a row. Game two of the inter-league series is Tuesday night.
Torii Hunter hit a two run home run and Drew Smyly pitched seven strong innings, as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians on Sunday 5-1 to avoid being swept in a four game series. Smyly allowed just one run and four hits, while striking out six to earn the win. The Tigers play in Arizona on Monday night to open a seven game road trip out west.
Carlos Santana hit a three run double in the ninth to break open a 2-2 game and lead the Cleveland Indians to a 5-2 win on Saturday night, and a sweep in a double header. Chris Dickerson hit two solo home runs for the Tribe, while Austin Jackson drove in both runs for the Tigers. The final game of a four game series is Sunday in Detroit. The Tigers have lost four in a row.