Detroit’s Daniel Norris became just the 19th pitcher to hit a home run in his first major league at-bat, before suffering an injury that will send him to the disabled list.
The legend of Daniel Norris continued to grow Wednesday afternoon.
Ian Kinsler had five hits, including a home run and Nick Castellanos had a two-run single and J.D. Martinez added a sacrifice fly in the tie-breaking eighth for Detroit.
On September 2, 1945, Japan signed the documents that ended World War II. That October, the World Series was enjoyed by a nation at peace for the first time since December 7, 1941.
The Houston Astros, boosted by two homers from Colby Rasmus, beat the Detroit Tigers 6-5 Sunday.
Preston Tucker led off the bottom of the ninth with a homer to right-center against Bruce Rondon to tie it at one, spoiling an impressive start by Justin Verlander.
Miguel Cabrera is back for the Detroit Tigers, but it remains to be seen if the star can help them make a run in the positive direction.
Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera returned from a six-week stint on the disabled list with a calf strain and went 0 for 3 with two strikeouts and a walk.
On July 3, Cabrera suffered a Grade 3 calf strain while running to second base in a game against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Detroit Tigers All-Star first baseman Miguel Cabrera will likely come off the disabled list Friday and start against the Houston Astros.