DETROIT — The Cleveland Indians (50-56) failed to put an end to their losing streak, falling to the Detroit Tigers (56-50) Friday night 10-2. The loss is the Indians’ seventh straight since losing to the Minnesota Twins on July 27.
The Tigers were the first to get a run in the game with Brennan Boesch scoring in the second inning. The Indians got on the board soon-after in the third inning thanks to a single by Shin-Soo Choo, allowing Ezequiel Carrera to score. However, the tie was short lived as the Tigers went on to score two runs off of a double in the bottom of the third inning, bringing the score to 3-1 Tigers. Four additional runs by the Tigers in the fourth inning, two of which came courtesy of a home run by Prince Fielder, 7-1 Tigers.
Both teams were scoreless in the fifth. The Tigers continued to build on their lead in the sixth inning with an additional three runs by Miguel Cabrera, Fielder and Andy Dirks, 10-1 Tigers. The Indians managed to get in their second run of the evening with Jack Hannahan scoring off of a ground out by Jason Kipnis, 10-2 Tigers.
The Indians lost to the Tigers by a final score of 10-2.
— FOX 8 intern David Hrvatin contributed to this report.