Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder gets congratulated by rightfielder Don Kelly after Fielder scored during the win over the Rays today in St. Petersburg, Fla. / Kim Klement/U.S. PRESSWIRE
St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - Prince Fielder had two hits, an RBI and
a run scored to lead the Detroit Tigers past the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-3, in the
finale of a four-game series at Tropicana Field.
Drew Smyly (3-3) allowed three runs on three hits and a walk over five innings
for Detroit, which won three games in the series.
Jose Valverde worked a perfect ninth to record his 15th save of the season.
Alex Cobb (3-5) surrendered five runs -- four earned -- on eight hits and two
walks through 5 1/3 innings to take the loss for the Rays, who have dropped
six of their last seven.
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