Rick Porcello scattered nine hits over eight innings and pitched the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night at Comerica Park. JD Martinez had three hits for Detroit, and scored two runs while knocking in one. The second game of a three game series is set for Wednesday night.
The Detroit Tigers blasted out 18 hits and beat the Minnesota Twins 13-4 on Sunday to earn a split in a four game series. Victor Martinez had three hits, including a home run, and knocked in four runs, while Torii Hunter added two hits and four RBI. Max Scherzer picked up the win, his 15th of the year. The Tigers open a three game series with the Yankees in Detroit on Tuesday.
The Detroit Tigers pounded out 17 hits in the night cap and beat the Minnesota Twins 8-6 on Saturday night to gain a split in a day-night double header. Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez each knocked in two runs, while Torii Hunter, Victor Martinez, and JD Martinez all had three hits. The Tigers and Twins wrap up a four game series on Sunday afternoon in Minnesota.