Tigers Rocked in Cleveland
As the All-Star Break approaches, the Detroit Tigers made a venture to Cleveland for a weekend series with the Indians. On Friday, the Tigers allowed 16 hits in a 11-2 loss to the Tribe in a game that was put out of reach early.
Jordan Zimmermann allowed five runs and was ousted after three innings work to take the loss for Detroit. He falls to 5-7 on the season.
The second game of the three-game series is Saturday night at Progressive Field. The Tigers hope that Justin Verlander (5-5, 4.96 ERA) escapes his recent demons against the Indians. He is 1-2 on the year against Cleveland and allowed seven runs in a 11-8 loss July 2nd. The Indians will send out Mike Clevinger (4-3, 3.33 ERA) in a rematch.