Anibal Sanchez (1-2) gave up nine runs on nine hits in 3 1/3 innings. J.D. Martinez homered for Detroit, which lost for the second time in 11 games this season.
Castellanos went for second and Garcia made a one-hop throw. Replays appeared to show Ramirez tagging him on the toe.
David Price dazzled again Friday, allowing only one earned run over eight innings as the Tigers notched a win over the White Sox.
Coming into this season, the Tigers had started 9-1 just twice since World War I: in 1968 and 1984, the years of Detroit’s last two World Series titles.
Comerica Bank visited five high schools this week and surprised the baseball and softball teams with $5,000 grants.
Being an artist is a clearly tough gig.
“I just wanted to give him one more day off the left side,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Friday morning.
“Tonight’s a good win, and Mrazek stood tall for us,” Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock said.
“Jerry wasn’t in the best position to explain,” Hurdle said.
Rajai Davis hit a leadoff homer in the sixth against Francisco Liriano as Detroit shut out Pittsburgh.