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.
Brian McCann hit a game winning home run in the bottom of the 11th inning on Thursday to give the Tigers a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros. Detroit blew a 5-0 lead in the late innings, but picks up its second straight win. Nick Castellanos added a two run home run. Game two of a four game series is Friday night at Comerica Park.
Nick Castellanos hit a three run triple in the eighth inning to break up a 2-2 tie and lift the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. The win ened a three game losing streak for the Tigers. Castellanos finished with two hits and four RBI for the Tigers, who begin a four game series with the Houston Astros on Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park.