Offense explodes for 14 runs, Tigers take down the Astros 14-6

The Detroit Tigers returned home from a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park to do battle with the Houston Astros. Matt Boyd toed the slab for the Tigers as he looked to assist in getting Detroit off to a good start in the first game of a three-game series. Boyd lasted … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 103, Houston Astros @ Detroit Tigers

HOUSTON ASTROS (55-46) @ DETROIT TIGERS (54-48)

WHERE: Comerica Park- Detroit, MI

FIRST PITCH: 7:10 p.m. ET

TV/RADIO: FOX Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket

GAMETIME FORECAST: 79°F • Mostly Cloudy • 8% PoP

PPROBABLE STARTERS: Collin McHugh (7-6, 4.18 ERA) vs. Matt Boyd (1-2, 4.63 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Houston Astros

1. George Springer (R) RF
2. Marwin Gonzalez (S) 1B
3. Jose Altuve (R) 2B
4. Carlos Correa (R) SS
5. Evan Gattis (R) C
6. Colby Rasmus (L) LF
7. Alex Bregman (R) 3B
8. Tyler White (R) DH
9. Jake Marisnick (R) CF

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
6. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. Tyler Collins (L) RF
8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

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9th inning homer from Cabrera propels Tigers to 4-3 victory, sweep of Red Sox

On Wednesday, the Tigers wrapped up their seven-game road trip with a chance to go for their second three-game road sweep of the Boston Red Sox in their last three trips to Fenway Park, and third such sweep since the 198 campaign when they did it in four games. Detroit was giving the ball to rookie … Read more