Tigers Trounced in Series Finale with the Angels
After taking a 4-1 lead after three innings, the Halos scored 10 unanswered runs (including six in the seventh inning) to take down the Tigers 11-4. With the loss, the Tigers drop below the .500 mark again, sitting at 29-30 on the year.
Starter Michael Fulmer was pushed out of the game in the fifth inning after allowing five runs in 4 1/3 innings to take the loss. He is now 6-4 on the season. Another large batch of runs came off of reliever Arcenio Leon, allowing four more runs in 1 1/3 innings. The Tigers pitching staff allowed 15 hits and striking out only one in the contest.
The Tigers return to the road for a weekend series with the Boston Red Sox beginning Friday night. Detroit is 3-1 on the season against the BoSox after their four-game series at Comerica Park in early April.
Jordan Zimmermann (5-4, 5.98 ERA) will take the mound in the series opener for the Tigers. Brian Johnson (2-0, 2.57 ERA) gets the nod for the Red Sox. Catch the action Friday night at 6:45pm on 95.3 WBCK!