Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 6/14/12
The Tigers continued to show why they love playing in Wrigley Field Thursday afternoon as they beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 winning the three game series two games to one. Detroit starter Justin Verlander was very Verlander-esque going 8 innings allowing 2 runs on 5 hits while striking out 8 and walking zero. The reigning AL Cy Young Award Winner and MVP also earned his first win in over a month. Austin Jackson also continued to swing a hot bat going 3 for 4 with 3 RBIs and one base on ball. One of those RBIs was a go ahead run in the 7th inning that gave the Tigers a 3-2. He later hit a two-run home run in the 9th to help seal the deal for Detroit. The Tigers also continued to show signs of a turnaround winning five of their last seven games while going 4-2 on their recent interleague road trip. But maybe the biggest story of the three game series with the Cubs was the onslaught of Tigers fans that invaded the friendly confines of Wrigley Field. All week-long Tigers fans often overpo...
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