Tigers Drop 3 of 4 to the Bucs
The Pirates would score in each of the first four innings on their way to a 7-4 victory at Comerica Park. The loss for the Tigers was their fifth in the last six games.
Three players each had two hits, with Nicholas Castellanos driving in two runs on the afternoon. Mikie Mahtook would provide an RBI with his seventh homer of the season. Victor Martinez and James McCann would drive in a run each in the ninth to give the Tigers a late chance.
After a solid first start this season with the big club, Drew VerHagen was rocked in 3 2/3 innings, allowing six runs on nine hits to fall to 0-2 on the year.