The Detroit Tigers lost all four games to the Angels in California, falling 4-2 on Sunday night. David Price took the loss, despite pitching into the 8th inning. He left with two outs and the bases loaded in a 2-2 tie, but Joba Chamberlain gave up a two run single to Johnny Giavotella which proved to be the winning hit. The Tigers head home to face Oakland on Tuesday in Detroit.
The Angels hit five home runs in the first two innings of the game off Shane Greene, on their way to an 8-6 win over the Tigers on Saturday. Albert Pujols hit the final home run, a three run shot. Yoenis Cespedes and Ian Kinsler had home runs for the Tigers, who out hit the Angels 13-9. Los Angeles goes for a sweep in the four game series on Sunday.
The Tigers offense struggled again on Friday night, managing just four hits in a 2-0 loss to the Angels in Anaheim. The Tigers have dropped the first two games of a four game series and have only nine hits in the two games combined. Game three is Saturday night.
One of the weekest hitting and lowest scoring teams in the American League, went off on Thursday night as the Angles beat the Tigers 12-2. The Angels smashed three home runs, including a grand slam by Chris Iannetta. Detroit continued its struggles at Angels Stadium, where they are 4-14 in their last 18 games. Game two of a four game series is set for Friday night.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a three run home run and six Tigers' pitchers combined in a 3-2 Detroit win in Oakland on Wednesday afternoon. Detroit had won two in a row and heads to Los Angeles to start a four game series with the Angels on Thursday night.
David Price tossed seven shutout innings on Tuesday night to help the Detroit Tigers to a 1-0 win in Oakland. The victory ended a three game losing streak for the Tigers. Rajai Davis drove in the games only run in the first inning with a sac-fly. The final game of a three game series is set for Wednesday afternoon in Oakland.
Jesse Hahn tossed a four hit complete game for his first big league shutout, as the Oakland A's beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Monday in Oakland. It is the htird straight loss for the Tigers, who battle the A's again on Tuesday night in the second game of a three game series.
Despite striking out 11 over less than six innings, Anibal Sanchez allowed seven runs and got no decision, as the Tigers lost on Sunday 10-8 to the Houston Astros. Miguel Cabrera had a double and a home run, while Bryan Holaday drove in three runs. The Tigers begin a three game series in Oakland on Monday afternoon.
Ian Kinsler hit into a triple play on Saturday as the Tigers fell a run short in a 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros. Anthony Gose drove in both runs for the Tigers, who had a three game win streak come to an end. The final game of a four game series is set for Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park.
JD Martinez hit a three run home run and Brian McCann singled in two runs, as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Friday. The Tigers have won three in a row. Alfredo Simon allowed no earned runs over seven innings, allowing just four hits with five strike outs, to earn the victory. Game three of a four game set is Saturday afternoon in Detroit.