04/20 15:42 CDT Tigers edge sloppy Angels 2-1
Tigers edge sloppy Angels 2-1
AP Baseball Writer
DETROIT (AP) --- Rick Porcello pitched seven sharp innings, and the Detroit
Tigers took advantage of four Los Angeles errors in a 2-1 victory over the
Angels on Sunday.
Three of those errors came on one play in the first inning, allowing Detroit's
Ian Kinsler to score from first on a walk. Then in the sixth, Angels catcher
Hank Conger threw wildly to first trying to pick off Austin Jackson. It was his
second error of the game, and Jackson went to second.
Nick Castellanos followed with an RBI single to put Detroit ahead 2-1.
Porcello (2-1) allowed a run and five hits, striking out four and walking one.
Three relievers finished, with Joe Nathan pitching the ninth for his third save
in five chances.
Hector Santiago (0-3) allowed two unearned runs and two hits in 5 2-3 innings.
He walked five and struck out seven.