Tigers Drop Second In A Row To Rays 7-2
The Tampa Bay Rays won their second straight game against the Detroit Tigers with a 7-2 victory Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park. The Rays (40-50) were led by Kevin Kiermaier's three hits, two of which were triples, and three RBI as well as Logan Forsythe's two hits incluing a solo home run. Chris Archer (5-5) pitched 8.1 innings for the win and did not give up a run until the seventh inning. Detroit (48-36) rallied for two runs late on solo home runs from Alex Avila and J.D. Martinez. Anibal Sanchez (5-3) pitched four shutout innings but gave up all seven runs in the fifth and sixth to take the loss. The two teams conclude their series Sunday night as Rick Porcello (11-4) will start for the Tigers while David Price (7-7) will throw for Tampa Bay. Pregame coverage begins at 7:40pm on Lansing's Big Talker 1240 WJIM.