73
      Wednesday
      74 / 58
      Thursday
      70 / 53
      Friday
      76 / 54

      Tigers hold on for 7-5 win over Indians


      Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.


      Justin Verlander (2-1) allowed three unearned runs in five innings, and the Tigers trailed 3-1 before Kinsler's three-run homer in the fifth off Danny Salazar (0-2).


      Detroit never gave up the lead after scoring four runs in the fifth, although Cleveland's Michael Brantley hit a two-run homer in the seventh to make it 6-5.


      Joe Nathan pitched a perfect ninth for his second save in four chances.


      There were four unearned runs in a sloppy game that included five errors, three by the Tigers.

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