Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Miguel Cabrera went 2-for-3 with a solo home
run and Doug Fister was effective over seven innings to lead the Detroit
Tigers past the lowly Houston Astros, 6-2, in the middle test of a three-game
series at Comerica Park.
Fister (5-1) limited the light-hitting Astros to two runs on five hits, and
the Tigers knocked out his counterpart, Lucas Harrell, in the sixth inning.
Victor Martinez went 2-for-4 with an RBI for Detroit, which had lost four of
five games before taking the first two in this series.
Harrell (3-4) started strong, but wound up allowing five runs on seven hits
and three walks over five-plus innings as the Astros dropped their sixth
straight game and fell to 0-6 this season against the Tigers.
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