JD Martinez hit his 20th home run of the season, a two-run shot, but the Detroit Tigers lost in a 14 inning marathon 5-4 to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Tigers still sit in third in the AL Central, a game and a half behind second place Minnesota and six games behind first place Kansas City. Detroit plays Pittsburgh again on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.
James McCann hit a game winning home run in the bottom of the ninth on Sunday to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox. Victor Martinez hit a big three run double in the eighth inning as the Tigers came back from 4-0 down to tie the game. Detroit has won two in a row.
JD Martinez hit a solo home run in the 8th inning on Friday night to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox. The win ended a two game losing streak for the Tigers. Rajai Davis also hit a home run, while Miguel Cabrera hit three doubles and knocked in one for the Tigers. Game three of a four game series is set for Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park.