The Tigers are 6-for-6 against the Astros this season after beating Houston 6-to-2 last night at Comerica Park, where Detroit this afternoon will try to make it a sweep of this 3 game series.
The Tigers sixth run last night was delivered on a solo home run in seventh by Miguel Cabrera, who also had a double and now, has a major league leading 41 RBI. Doug Fister cruised through seven innings, allowing two runs and five hits while striking out seven to improve to 5-and-1. Detroit Manager Jim Leyland said it was nice to have the number eight and nine hitters in his lineup deliver two out rbi singles during the tigers 3-run fifth inning that erased a 2-0 Houston lead Max Scherzer gets the start for Detroit this afternoon and then the Tigers head to Texas for a 4-game series with the Rangers beginning tomorrow night. The White Sox last night won 4-to-2 at Minnesota while the Cubs lost 9-to-4 to the Rockies at Wrigley Field.