The Tigers are now 1-and-4 on their current 7-game homestand after falling to the Mariners 7-to-4 last night in the opener of a 3-game series with Seattle. Max Scherzer was roughed up for five runs and ten hits over five innings to take the loss
Alex Avila had a two-run home run and Miguel Cabrera added a solo shot for the Tigers. Prince Fielder was 2-for-4 with a run scored as Detroit slips to 10-and-7.
The White Sox have the same record after losing 2-to-0 at Oakland. And for the second straight night at Wrigley Field, the Cubs beat the Cardinals by a score of 3-to-2 with last night’s game decided when the Cubs scored a run in the bottom of the tenth.