Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) celebrates his two-run home run with right fielder Torii Hunter (48) - USA TODAY
Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, while
Andy Dirks added a solo shot and two RBI as Detroit downed Cleveland, 5-1, in
the first of a two-game set.
Prince Fielder knocked in the other run and Victor Martinez contributed three
hits for the Tigers, who had dropped four of five coming in.
Max Scherzer (6-0) worked eight strong innings, giving up just two hits and
one run while striking out seven with one walk.
Michael Bourn finished with two hits and scored the lone run on Michael
Brantley's first-inning sacrifice fly for the Indians, whose five-game win
streak came to an end.
Corey Kluber (3-3) lasted 6 1/3 frames in defeat, allowing eight hits and
three runs despite fanning eight.
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