The Tigers scored one run in the seventh and then three runs in the eighth to go into the ninth inning down just one. McCann's grand slam in the first put the Tigers on top 5-0. Mikie Mahtook singled against Belisle (0-2) starting the bottom half and Upton drove a high fastball into the left-field seats. Detroit pounded out 13 hits and walked twice with Justin Upton, Jose Iglesias and James McCann each going deep and combining for eight RBI's and six runs on five hits.
The Minnesota Twins extended their winning streak to six games after knocking off the Detroit Tigers 9-4 Friday night. Mauer's sixth home run, to left-center field, was his 16th against Detroit in his career and his five RBIs gave him 114 vs. the Tigers. Berrios had a good start to the year, but has been struggling somewhat.
BLUE JAYS 7, PIRATES 2: Chris Rowley pitched 51/3 innings to win his major league debut, Jose Bautista scored two runs and Toronto won at home. Berrios made two starts against Detroit last season and was ripped for a total of 13 runs - 12 earned - and nine hits in 5 2/3 innings. Zimmermann was not almost as strong at Minnesota on July 22, when he was ripped for five runs on nine hits and four walks in 3 2/3 innings. Joe Mauer padded the lead with a two-run single in the ninth.
Insider Trading at National Retail Properties?
ValuEngine lowered Retail Properties of America from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its position in Retail Properties of America by 1.4% in the first quarter.
Christian Hackenberg gives Jets a ray of hope
The highlight of the night was a perfectly-placed, 53-yard pass to Robby Anderson down the right sideline. One of his punts went only 14 yards, and he failed to pin the Titans offense deep in Jets' territory.