Jeimer Candelario continues to rake as Tigers comeback to beat Cardinals

The Detroit Tigers were able to rebound from their early afternoon loss today to the St. Louis Cardinals, taking the 2nd of a double header in come-from-behind fashion.

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And in doing so, one key member of the team delivered on a mark that hadn’t been set since 2004.

Jeimer Candelario became the first Tigers batter with two hits and two RBI, including a home run, in both games of a double-header, since Craig Monroe against the Kansas City Royals in September of 2004. His two-run, bases-loaded single in the seventh inning lifted the Tigers to the win, improving their record to 20-23.

Afterwards, skipper Ron Gardenhire was full of praise for Candelario:

Check out what Candelario himself had to say following his latest performance:


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