Courtesy: Detroit Free Press
St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - Miguel Cabrera went 4-for-5 with a home run and two RBI as the Detroit Tigers took a 5-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a four-game set.
Austin Jackson also was 4-for-5 with a run scored and Delmon Young had two hits and an RBI for the Tigers, who had dropped four of six coming in. Max Scherzer (7-5) gave up two runs on four hits with two walks and seven strikeouts over six-plus innings.
Brooks Conrad had two hits and a run scored while Elliot Johnson also had two hits and drove in a run for the Rays, who have lost four straight. James Shields (7-5) gave up four runs on 14 hits over 7 2/3 innings in the loss.
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