Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 7/18/12
DETROIT (AP) -- Doug Fister gave up just two hits over eight innings and Prince Fielder capped a four-run second inning with a two-run single to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 Wednesday night. Fister (4-6) allowed one run on Albert Pujols' homer, struck out a season-high 10 and walked two for his third straight win. Joaquin Benoit replaced him in the ninth inning and gave up a one-out triple to hot-hitting rookie Mike Trout, who scored on Torii Hunter's groundout for the Angels' second run. Angels starter C.J. Wilson (9-6) gave up a season-high seven runs on eight hits and five walks while striking out seven over six innings, extending his winless streak to three starts. Pujols hit a two-out solo homer, his 17th, in the first inning to give Los Angeles its only lead -- which didn't last long. Delmon Young made it 1-all in the home half. The Tigers provided Fister with more than enough run support in the second inning. Brennan Boesch led off with a double, Gerald Laird drew a four-pitch walk and Ryan Raburn turned boos into cheers with an RBI single. Miguel Cabrera had with an RBI groundout and Fielder followed with a sharply hit single to left field that made it 5-1. Boesch hit a two-run double in the fifth. The rough night might've given Wilson flashbacks. In his last start at Detroit -- for the Texas Rangers -- he gave up six runs in a 7-5 loss in Game 5 of the AL championship series. NOTES: The Tigers plan to start Jacob Turner on Sunday against the AL Central-leading Chicago White Sox after he gave up seven runs in just two innings in a 13-0 loss to the Angels on Tuesday night. ... The Angels are hopeful that Vernon Wells and Chris Iannetta can take another step in their comebacks from the disabled list with rehab assignments this weekend.
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